QAPI Quality Assurance Performance Improvement

Does your organization meet the CMS QA/PI standards? Is your organization ready to implement the changes required by the regulations? Do you have the expertise to make this happen?

As a change management expert, Michael Bayer, CSP can help your organization meet the challenges of implementing a dynamic QAPI process and create a culture of continuous improvement. His experience will build a clear vision for your employees, and they will be empowered to drive the organization to a stronger,leaner future. Michael’s goal is to help his clients achieve QAPI goals by becoming LEAN organizations, streamlining processes, increasing customer satisfaction, eliminating waste, and growing their bottom line.

Change is inevitable, and when it is correctly managed it can be is the driver to create creating positive results in your organization. Because of Michael’s presentation style, ranging from the inspirational to the irreverent, he has been dubbed as “The Info-tainer” .
Michael does not present workshops. His audiences participate in experiential labs, working on your real life problems, creating real life solutions. Concepts are learned by having the participants apply the principles in action under Michael and his team’s coaching.

The Implementation People
Michael’s team of dedicated consultants are known as “The Implementation People” because they teach you how to use LEAN management strategies to transform your organization on a day to day basis. Talking about change isn’t enough… your company needs a trainer who can motivate and inspire your employees to implement rapid cycle improvement on a continuous basis.

Michael’s background in consulting and senior management has given him the experience to know the most effective way to lead change within an organization. He has over 25 years of experience working with both private and public sector companies, including 14 years experience in healthcare.

The most requested LEAN keynote topic is “The LEAN Approach to QAPI success”. The impeding quality assurance and performance improvement standards will have a major impact on hospitals and long term care organizations. LEAN will help your organization meet these new standards while increasing value for your customers and growing your bottom line.

Publications
His most recent book, Michael Bayer’ LEAN for Healthcare, An Owner’s Guide to Improving Patient Satisfaction and financial Performance, Book Two: Kaizen Events: Proven Techniques for Rapid Cycle Improvements was published in April 2014.

Testimonial
“Michael developed a LEAN program for our hospital. This involved training both managers and front line staff in LEAN and its application in every department. Two LEAN projects were conducted in an effort to reduce inventory. There was a reduction of $135,000 in pharmacy inventory and $200,000 reduction in OR inventory.”

Richard E. D’Alberto, FACHE,

President & Chief Executive Officer

What Others Have Said…

Michael developed a LEAN program for our hospital. This involved training both managers and front line staff in LEAN and its application in every department. Two LEAN projects were conducted in an effort to reduce inventory. There was a reduction of $135,000 in pharmacy inventory and $200,000 reduction in OR inventory."
Richard E. D’Alberto, FACHE
President & Chief Executive Officer
Laurens County Hospital

"Michael is a great speaker. He is inspirational and knows his trade."
Lynn Yarbrough
OR, JMRC

"Great quality- appreciate his openness to field question on the spot"
Rita Jones
CEO, Dundy County Hospital

"Michael is an outstanding, knowledgable speaker, keeps the flow going an involve the audience well."
Stephen Stewart
CEO, Artesian Valley Health System

"I like the process in implementation"
Brad Langdorf
VP Clinical Services, Community Hospital

“Michael is an excellent speaker. Content is exciting and educational.”
Mollie Heisel
Human Resource Coordinator
Brown County Regional Health Care
 
“Very good; usable; informative; real; encouraging”
Valerie Gigolyk
Supervisor
Loewen Windows

“Without your personality, coaching and spirit, we wouldn’t have made it so far.”
Ann Corrigan, RN
VP of Patient Services
Henry County Health Center

“We are utilizing the information on a regular basis. It has been exciting to see this growth.”
Pat Hales , Director of Quality and Educational Services Misericordia Health Center

“Excellent speaker- funny yet seriously important to improve our daily lives.”
Rebecca Ricartti, HR Director
Pacific Alliance Medical Center

“Michael is fantastic. Keeps the learning Entertaining and interesting.”
Stephen Stewart CEO
Artesian Valley Health System

“Great. Enjoyed the session.”
Curtis Hawkinson CEO
Community Memorial Healthcare

“Very clear and concise presentation. Always includes stories that make you think.”
Heather Greenwood, Med Tech
CHI St. Alexius Health

“Michael is a great presenter and presented he content in a manner that made it interesting and useful.”
Lynne Yarbrough, OR Director
Johnson Regional Medical Center

“Knowledgeable and energetic.”
Valerie Hangman, QI Coordinator
Providence Medical Center

I was impressed by the content and the clarity of the speaker.”
Jennifer Russell
Government of Manitoba

“Excellent quality, excellent information & keeps his agenda enthusiastic and timely.”
Terri Davis, RN
Providence Medical Center

“Dynamic speaker who leads the group to discover the answers for themselves.”
Jeff Dolan
Canada Cases Ltd.

“Mike is inspirational. A Great Motivator.”
Glen W. Buckler
President
Two Small Men with Big Hearts


“You have to see Michael Bayer’s presentation.”
Lois French

Investors Group

“Excellent speaker with an important message”
Rob Vineberg
Regional Director General
Citizenship & Immigration Canada

“Excellent speaker- funny yet seriously important to improve our daily lives.”
Rebecca Ricartti,
HR Director
Pacific Alliance Medical Center

“Fantastic! My cheeks hurt from laughing so much, yet I also gained so much knowledge too! Thanks!”
Daiva Griese
One Legacy

“Excellent, worthwhile. It was as good as it gets.”
Stephanie Bloodworth
Case Manager, New Directions

“Fantastic speaker. Great for any industry.”
Ron Farmer
Personal Banker, CIBC

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