This event is for experienced health care practitioners and focuses on the science of health care improvement, by highlighting improvement methodology and research.
The theme is Quality connections: ready, set, grow, focuses on making connections through new knowledge and relationships to learn and grow the science of improvement in New Zealand health care.
Paul Plsek (plea-sick), chair of innovation, Virginia Mason Medical Center; innovator-in-residence, MedStar Institute for Innovation; senior visiting fellow, Ko Awatea; consultant, author and developer of DirectedCreativity™
Paul is an internationally recognised expert on creativity, innovation, transformational leadership, and the management of change in complex systems. His work can be best described as 'helping organisations think better'. He has 30-years’ experience and an extensive list of health and social care clients in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, US and Canada. For example, in the UK, Paul has two decades of experience developing and leading improvement and leadership development programmes.
Paul is the author or co-author of dozens of journal articles and eight books. His latest book, Accelerating Health Care Transformation with Lean and Innovation: The Virginia Mason Experience, was awarded the Shingo Prize for research in operational excellence.
The cost to attend is $90 + GST per person.
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