April 02, 2007 14:55 ET

CMTC Presents Lean Healthcare Workshops in May

Industry Expert Cindy Jimmerson to Present to Healthcare Execs in San Diego and Los Angeles

TORRANCE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 2, 2007 -- CMTC, southern California's leading Lean practice organization, has teamed with the premier provider of Lean to the healthcare industry, Lean Healthcare West, to offer Lean Healthcare California™. Lean Healthcare California™ will allow hospitals, clinics and physician offices to look at their work differently -- identifying potential savings of time, resources and eliminating errors. CMTC has partnered with Lean Healthcare West to exclusively provide Lean programs designed for medical environments.

Lean Healthcare West is one of the most recognizable organizations of healthcare professionals offering education and implementation of the world renowned Toyota Production System/Lean principles in hospitals, clinics and long term care facilities. CMTC will formally launch this partnership with workshops on the Lean process and unique application in the healthcare setting on May 1st in San Diego and May 3rd in Los Angeles. Details are as follows:

     May 1, 2007                         May 3, 2007
      9AM - 4PM                           9AM - 4PM
Paradise Point Resort Hotel              Ayres Hotel
  1404 Vacation Road                  14400 Hindry Avenue
San Diego, California 92109           Hawthorne, CA 90250
These workshops are aimed at executive level administration personnel in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other medical facilities. The cost of the workshop is $499 for those registering by April 15th, $599 after the 15th. The keynote speaker at both workshops will be Cindy Jimmerson, founder and president of Lean Healthcare West. Ms. Jimmerson is a pioneer of Lean healthcare, using her 20 years of healthcare experience to provide lean solutions for 24 healthcare facilities. She has been published in many industry journals and publications.

Space at each of these workshops is limited. Interested parties are encouraged to register early. To register for either Lean Healthcare workshop log on to


A private, nonprofit corporation, CMTC was established in 1992 to provide high value consulting services to California's high tech and traditional small and medium-size manufacturers and distributors to increase their competitive advantage through improved methods of management and manufacturing. Today, through its regional teams, CMTC provides consulting services in the practice areas of Strategic Business, Lean Enterprise, Information Technology, Energy, Quality, Distribution and Supply Chain Management. CMTC's regional teams cover Los Angeles, the Inland Empire, Orange County, Ventura/Santa Barbara County, the San Fernando/San Gabriel Valley, the San Joaquin Valley and San Diego/Imperial County. For more information, visit

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