Sealaska Director to Present at National Indian Health Board

Sealaska director Patrick Anderson will present at the 6th Annual National Indian Health Board Tribal Public Health Summit. 

Anderson, a champion of lean thinking, will lead discussion on Lean healthcare as a system of improvement that leads to cost reduction and process improvements with increased quality of care. Anderson will discuss healthcare organizations worldwide that have adopted lean thinking. View full agenda.

The 2015 Tribal Public Health Summit, Strengthening the Circle: Building the Skills of the Tribal Public Health Workforce, will be held April 7-9 in Palm Springs, California.

In early January 2015, Anderson offered thoughts on how the State of Alaska could benefit from implementing lean. “If the state of Alaska can successfully implement a Lean Initiative, the results could spread to our school districts, the University of Alaska and the private sector and make Alaska more competitive."

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