In December 2019 Lisa Yerian, MD, became Cleveland Clinic’s first Chief Improvement Officer. Learn how Dr. Yerian helped the health system develop its own improvement model and how she applies continuous improvement tools in her personal life too.
Our Neurological Institute paired cultural changes with visual schedule boards and frequent team huddles to drive ongoing improvement in operating room scheduling. This case study shares details and results.
When Cleveland Clinic set out to create an improvement model, problem-solving was the first place its CI team started. Dr. Lisa Yerian explains why this was the most logical place to begin — and the results that have followed.
Continuous improvement needs to be not just as an ideal, but attainable and sustainable. Lisa Yerian, MD, Medical Director of Continuous Improvement, explains one proven model.