Lean Healthcare Workshop

Lean Healthcare Workshop

Lean Healthcare logóOver the last decades, the Lean Management approach, its tools and metodology has started developing in Healthcare sector all over the world, in order to improve quality and efficiency of the service offered to the patients, and trying to optimize the limited amount of resources many time healthcare organizations have. Healthcare profesionals have started including it on their work processes achieving good results.
This workhsop will help to better understand what imply to start a Lean Transformation in a healthcare organization, where to start with, what key aspects should be taken into account and what is the possible sequence of actions could be followed to achieve a successful transformation.
In the workshop different real cases will be discussed and presented.


  • Gain an overview about how Lean principles can be applied in healthcare organizations.
  • Contextualize the presence and potential application of Lean Management in Healthcare sector.
  • Present real cases in order to get to know how lean tools can be applied in achieving fluent processes.


The workshop is organized in a way that key concepts are taught through theory and practical simulations also.

  • What is Lean Healthcare? Origins and evolution of Lean Healthcare.
  • Key aspects of a Lean Management in healthcare processes.
  • Potential results.
  • Lean Principles applied to healthcare organizations.
  • Main lean tools applied to healthcare processes.
  • Steps when developing lean in a healthcare organization.



For the date of the next public workshop please enquire in e-mail: info@lean.org.hu


Number of participants: max.15
The language of the workshop is English!

Terms and Conditions

Price (healthcare organizations):
69.000,- HUF + VAT / person

Price (members):
99.000,- HUF + VAT / person

Price (not members):
139.000,- HUF + VAT / person

Price includes a copy of the book On the Mend, lunch and snacks in the breaks.

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Cristina Fontcuberta Adalid

FontcubertaCristina is Industrial Engineer specialized in Lean Management field.
She owns a master degree in Healthcare Management and got specialized in Lean Healthcare.
She did a professional training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Harvard, Boston-USA, and participated in the implementation of Lean at diverse areas of the hospital.
She owns the ‘Lean Practitioner’ postgraduate training by the UPC University and the Lean Global Network.
At present, she is an authorized trainer by the Instituto Lean Management, and works on developing lean philosophy across service and healthcare organizations. She also collaborates in Lean projects with other consulting groups.

Dr. Llorenç Mateo Olivares

Mateo_fotó_készDr. Mateo owns a degree in Medicine for Barcelona University. He is specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology and currently, he is head of service for Traumatology and Orthopaedic surgery, and head of Clinical Area for Locomotive System in Garraf Healthacare Consortium, one of the most successful study case stories in Lean Management implementations in Healthcare, in Catalunya.
He was trained in the Lean Management methodology and has experience in implementing it in the Emergency Area, Surgical Area and Outpatient Area with very successful results.
On November 2015 he was speaker in the Lean Transformation Summit, in Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth, UK.