Cincinnati, OH- February 18, 2016 – TechSolve has contracted Nurse Manager Tonya LeGore and Registered Nurse Cary Stevenson of Virginia Mason as Lean Leader Consultants. They will be responsible for implementing Lean at hospitals throughout the country through hands-on project training, implementation, coaching and mentorship.
Both LeGore, a graduate of Western Governors University in Seattle, WA, and Stevenson, a graduate of Seattle University, have more than 20 years of nursing, Lean implementation, and management experience. They are highly experienced in planning, leading and implementing process improvements that decrease waste and maximize efficiency. Virginia Mason was one of the first hospitals to recognize the benefits of Lean to improve cost quality and delivery and implemented the strategies from the Toyota Production System back in 2002.
“We are honored to have Tonya and Cary join our Lean Healthcare Solutions team,” said TechSolve President Gary Conley. “Their experience and dedication will not only be an asset to TechSolve, but to multiple hospitals across the country. Virginia Mason is known throughout the industry for its Lean Transformation, and we are proud to have some of their members bring this expertise to our healthcare clients.”
TechSolve’s team of experienced healthcare consultants has facilitated Lean improvement successfully at over 60 hospitals nationwide. For example, their implementation at one Midwestern Regional Medical Center has resulted in $22MM in documented financial bottom-line impact. TechSolve’s Lean healthcare team exemplifies the benefits of having a diverse team of specialists and experts as change agents and transformation partners. TechSolve’s Lean Healthcare team is currently engaged nationally in 23 different states.
For more information please visit http://www.techsolve.org/healthcare.