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LEAN into Healthcare

Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 3:30 PM until 5:00 PM
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AMFP Upper Midwest
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Join us for a joint virtual program presented by the Lean Construction Institute’s Minnesota Community of Practice (LCI MN CoP) and the Association of Medical Facility Professionals (AMFP) Upper Midwest Chapter. This high energy, interactive program will explore the evolving use of lean by Midwest healthcare organizations. Register and get ready to engage with our panel of insightful and experienced lean practitioners as we LEAN into Healthcare!

3:30 – 3:35 Welcome
3:35 – 3:45 Networking
3:45 – 5:00  Program

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Jon Buggy, AIA - Moderator

With a big smile and hearty laugh, Jon draws you in and captures your imagination. A natural storyteller, he’s comfortable presenting, mentoring, teaching or designing. Jon is at the forefront of healthcare innovation, transformation, going beyond the traditional doctor/patient relationship to help co-create communities. He’s a true believer in the power of LEAN and design thinking, collaboration, and multi-disciplinary design processes to innovate, envision and bring dreams to life.

Throughout his career, Jon has led teams to successful projects in several market sectors, including, healthcare, corporate workplace, mission critical and higher education. His 25-year focus on healthcare design, with his background in business leadership and client services, has made Jon a trusted and highly respected healthcare design leader.

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Roderick Baker - Panelist

Roderick Baker is the Associate VP of CSI (Continuous Systems Improvement) & Innovation at Winona Health. He develops people, who develop systems, which develops the organization. Rod facilitates improvement projects, trains Leadership Academy members, and coaches and mentors staff. He has worked in manufacturing, higher education, government and consulting. Rod has bachelor’s degrees in electrical engineering and political science from Purdue University and a master’s degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University. He authored “Take Charge of Your Future: A 1-2-3 Guide to Making Good Career Choices.” Rod is married to Moira Corcoran and is a step-dad to Molly.

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Virginia Cosgriff – Panelist

Virginia is the Operational Excellence Deployment Leader at McGough Construction and has been doing improvement work and, more specifically, lean management system implementation since 2011. These activities include: coaching executives and leaders to develop their skills as a coach, develop strategy deployment from the top level down, frontline improvement/engagement systems from the bottom-up, A3 thinking, gemba walks, standard work and leader standard work, kaizen, value stream mapping and analysis, and visual systems. She received both her bachelors and masters at Montana State University - Bozeman. B.S in Industrial Engineering in May 2007, and M.S. in Industrial and Management Engineering with a focus in Healthcare.

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Kris Henry - Panelist

Kris Henry serves in the role of Sr. Advisor at Essentia Health, an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. She has over 30 years of leadership and continuous improvement expertise in multiple industries including Retail, Financial, Insurance and Healthcare. Kris has been involved in several building projects and is currently consulting on Essentia Health’s initiative to replace St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN. The Vision Northland project is one of the largest healthcare projects in northern Minnesota. Kris brings strategic insight, creative problem solving and a background in Lean Six Sigma at the Master Black Belt level.