Inquire about grant-funded training
Online lean training and remote coaching can be a cost-effective way to spread dollars received from the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program (SHIP). Inquire about our SHIP-funded work with Critical Access Hospitals in Indiana and Oregon under the Lean Healthcare Transformation Initiative.
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PHA Direct Platform
PHA Direct is a platform for instruction, coaching and community building hosted by Purdue Healthcare Advisors that offers the convenience, flexibility and seamless collaboration options of online learning. Using the award-winning D2L Brightspace Learning Management System, PHA Direct features easy-to-use, interactive, and customized learning experiences; an active community of practice; and hundreds of reusable lean healthcare solutions.
Available courses through PHA Direct
- Lean Daily Improvement — Equips you with robust lean techniques to make systematic changes while work is being done. It's a method that provides the least amount of disruption to the workday. Offered to healthcare organizations and to individual learners. Learners have the option of earning an LDI Facilitator Certification or a digital badge.
The PHA Direct experience
PHA Direct supports Purdue Healthcare Advisors' process-improvement service line with:
- flipped classrooms where students study modules online to gain basic conceptual knowledge, then gain experience through implementation of a live application (if pursuing certification);
- remote coaching from lean experts who guide learners through lean application work; and
- a community of practice where clients share solutions, access the latest tools, and get support from University experts. Connect already includes 300+ members from 27 different organizations with 100+ reusable solutions (three years of access).
If you're just thinking of starting a lean program or already have one in full swing, contact us to find out how the capabilities of PHA Direct can enhance your continuous improvement efforts.