A series of succinct interviews with Sarah Fraser & a variety of experts, friends and radicals
Prof Paul Batalden05/02/2009 Duration: 09min
A short interview where Paul shares his thought about the future direction for quality improvement
Dave Aron on getting quality improvement into medical education01/12/2008 Duration: 10min
Prof Dave Aron discusses passionately how he feels quality improvement techniques need to be built into medical education
Brian Davies on Safety Lessons from the Airline Industry02/11/2008 Duration: 16min
Brian Davies has has a long and distinguished career in the airline industry. As a leader he shares his thoughts on safety; the systems, principles and leadership actions required for safe operation.
Dr Susan Kirsh on shared medical appointments11/10/2008 Duration: 07min
Dr Susan Kirsh, Medical Director of the Pimary Care Clinic at the Cleveland VA shares her thought and experiences about shared medical appointments
Ton von Zonnewald (Netherlands) on people processes & elderly care16/08/2008 Duration: 09min
Ton discusses his thoughts and ideas about the importance of understanding people processes in healthcare. He also shares his thoughts on the future for elderly care.
Dr Mike Davies, National Director of System Redesign of the VA (USA)15/07/2008 Duration: 06min
Discusses the successes of the Flow Project
Diane Stewart on spread measures for large system change10/06/2008 Duration: 07min
Diane Steward is the Director for Performance Improvement at Pacific Group on Health based in San Francisco. Her work includes large system change and the spread and encouragement of adoption of better ideas across California. In this podcast Diane discusses the challenges of measuring the spread and adoption of these changes over time, across large geography, many individuals and large numbers of organisations. Diane and her colleagues at PBGH are at the forefront of discovering ways to carry out this type of measurement.
In conversation with... Dr Kate Silvester; expert on the application of Lean Thinking in Healthcare27/05/2008 Duration: 09min
Kate shares her practical and pertinent knowledge about how the theory of Lean Thinking can be adapted and applied to healthcare settings. She uses great examples to illustrate how waste is at the root of ineffeciency, ineffectiveness and lack of productivity.