News from Amnis

    • HSJ invites Amnis to provide expertise in Leadership and Lean

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      Over the last couple of weeks Mark Eaton, of the quality, innovation and productivity organisation Amnis, has spoken at two conferences organised by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), the UK's leading source of news and information on health management. The conferences covered Lean healthcare and leadership.

    • Amnis’ partnership with the IOM goes from strength to strength

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      The partnership between Amnis and the Institute of Operations Management (IOM) is entering its fifth year with the first of six one-day masterclasses that are scheduled to occur throughout 2010. Over the last five years the partnership between Amnis and the IOM has produced over 50 joint events, involving several thousand participants.

    • Roger Piepenstock joins Amnis’ Lean team

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      Roger Piepenstock has joined the quality, innovation and productivity organisation Amnis to lead their Lean Team within the Local Government and Health sectors.

    • Amnis and the IHM build on masterclasses’ success

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      The healthcare quality, innovation and productivity organisation, Amnis, has agreed a further programme of one-day workshop masterclasses with the Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM).

    • Amnis reveals the secrets of success to healthcare practitioners

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      Amnis, the quality, innovation and productivity organisation, along with the Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM), has completed the fourth of an initial programme of five masterclasses aimed at helping healthcare organisations to transform the way they work, introduce Lean and think strategically.

    • Toxic cultures drive poor performance, claims Amnis

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      Organisations with toxic cultures are going to find it difficult to change their performance because anything they try will be resisted and undermined by the inertia within their organisation, according to the quality, innovation and productivity organisation, Amnis.

    • Amnis helps improve clients’ return on investment in project management

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      The quality, innovation and productivity organisation, Amnis, has developed a training programme that focuses on the essential skills needed to plan and run successful projects. The programme - ‘People Based Project Management’ (PBPM) - is intended for healthcare professionals who are concerned that their organisation’s project management performance has not improved despite their staff receiving training on PRINCE2 project management techniques.

    • Amnis and IHM share radical tips on how to sustain Lean

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      Sustaining Lean – the fourth in a series five masterclasses for healthcare sector professionals jointly being run by the quality, innovation and productivity organisation, Amnis and the Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) – will explore some radical views. Among these is that healthcare organisations – including hospitals – are giving up too soon on ‘Lean’ based improvement initiatives.

    • Using Lean to drive the Patient Safety Agenda

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      Lean is far more than just a set of tools for improving efficiency. It can also drive significant improvements in patient safety, according to Amnis, the quality, innovation and productivity organisation.

    • Accelerating Performance & Service Improvement

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      Working with Training Bulletin, Amnis - the quality, innovation and productivity organisation - is helping to raise the skills of healthcare organisations by running a short series of training programmes for Training Bulletin subscribers.

    • Real transformation needs more than one skill set

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      Achieving real transformation in healthcare organisations requires more than a single skill set and, as many healthcare organisations have found, improvement programmes based on Lean are simply not enough according to Amnis, the quality, innovation and productivity organisation.

    • Clean sheet for Amnis and the Institute of Healthcare Management

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      The first masterclass in a series of five being run jointly by the specialist healthcare quality, innovation and productivity improvement enabler, Amnis, and the Institute of Healthcare Management (IHM) has been hailed a resounding success, with all the delegates rating the programme as ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’.

    • Amnis and Terema achieve a full house

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      The collaboration between Amnis, the specialist healthcare quality, innovation and productivity improvement enabler, and Terema, the human factors organisation, was a resounding success at the Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) congress, in Harrogate, in October.

    • Amnis generates enthusiasm for Lean skills

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      As part of its collaborative training programme with The Institute of Operations Management (IOM), an executive arm of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and the professional organisation for operational management professionals, Amnis - the specialist healthcare quality, innovation and productivity improvement enabler – has just concluded an Accelerated Lean Skills Programme for Institute members.

    • 'Lean' book is made available as a free download

      Amnis | Egham, Surrey, UK |

      'Uncovering Lean', an e-book that reveals the secrets of 'Lean', is now available to download for free. Based on Mark Eaton's popular book, 'Lean for practitioners' (ISBN 978-1-905823-58-1), that is focused on the healthcare sector, 'Uncovering Lean' will appeal to those from healthcare, manufacturing, local government as well as the service sector - and is now available free as a download for people who sign up to receive Amnis' email newsletter from http://www.amnis.uk.com.

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