Pacesetting Consultancies JWA and Simpler Join Forces

simpler_feature_v6JWA is proud to announce its new relationship with Truven Health Analytics and Simpler. Truven Health Analytics recently acquired JWA. We will now be a part of Simpler, a Truven Health Analytics company, and together provide global leadership in Lean transformation.

Our clients will continue to experience the same high level of service and proven approach to achieving lasting transformation results.  Our 15+ years of experience and industry-leading strength in Lean applications will round out Simpler’s capabilities.  Likewise, JWA’s team will greatly benefit from the increased network of knowledge of our Simpler colleagues, clinicians, and subject matter experts. To read more

Case Study: Lean Learning Study Trip

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Case Study: Children’s Hospital Integrated Facility Design Lean Learning Study Trip

by: Allen Hullinger


JWA led a Midwestern Children’s Hospital on a one-day lean study trip to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (part of Stanford Children’s Health) in Palo Alto, CA. Stanford Children’s Health (SCH) perioperative services have implemented many elements of advanced lean including level loading, a takt-based environment, and daily management. The study trip participants learned valuable lessons to apply to the design of their new buildings in their regional area and its main campus. Continue reading