Partnering with VUMC leadership to achieve enterprise strategic commitments by focusing on using Lean methodology and tools to:

  • Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of everything we do to achieve greater value for those we serve

  • Provide prompt and continuous access for our patients and colleagues.


  • Partner and coach on Lean methodology to identify and eliminate waste

  • Systematic approach to workflow analysis

  • Scientific approach to data gathering and analysis


  • Lean Methodology

- Training

- Facilitate Rapid Improvements

  • Engineering

- A3 Projects

- Just Do It (JDI)

- Rapid Improvement Events (RIE)

- Labor Standards

  • PMO

- Standard Inpatient Operating Model (SIOM)

- The Vanderbilt Clinic Model (TVCM)

Planning meeting
Improvement/ Strategic &
Operations Analytics