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Paul H. O'Neill

A Lifetime of Principles, Learning and Leadership – 2019 Case Study of Paul O’Neill

The Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership, of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, published a 2019 case study examining the role fundamental leadership principles and practices have played in the career of Paul O'Neill.  O'Neill has been steadfast in his values-based approach, whether in government, the private sector, or not-for-profit […]
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Paul O’Neill Awarded Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation has awarded Paul O’Neill Sr. with the Medal for Distinguished Public Service for 2019. The Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service recognizes outstanding public contributions by individuals who reflect the qualities demonstrated by President Ford during his public service career: Strength of character, Integrity, Trustworthiness, Fidelity to […]
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Value Capture is a CLEAR Sponsor

June 1, 2019 – Value Capture is very pleased to announce that it has become a sponsor of the Center for Lean Engagement & Research in Healthcare (CLEAR), opened in October 2016 by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Recognizing that much of the existing research on the efficacy of the application of lean […]
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Lean Healthcare Expert Helen Zak Joins Value Capture

Pittsburgh, PA, January 28, 2019 — Helen Zak, one of the most respected figures in healthcare improvement and principle-driven leadership across industries, has joined Value Capture. Helen will serve as Senior Advisor, Partnerships, overseeing all of Value Capture’s efforts to develop Trusted Advisory relationships with healthcare leaders determined to lead their institutions to sustainable excellence, […]
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Value Capture Welcomes Lean Healthcare Expert and Coach Tony Milian

Pittsburgh, PA, November 8, 2018 – Value Capture welcomes Tony Milian, a passionate coach, practitioner, and designer of healthcare system transformation. He joins the widely respected team at Value Capture as a Senior Advisor. “Driving sustainable system-wide transformative levels of performance improvement continues to be a significant challenge for healthcare leaders. Only a few trusted advisory […]
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Lean Operational Pioneer and Improvement Coach Bill Boyd Joins Value Capture

Pittsburgh, PA, October 26, 2018  — Value Capture welcomes Bill Boyd, a proven healthcare operations leader, thought leader and practitioner in coaching and implementing process improvement methodologies, including Lean (developed in manufacturing as the Toyota Production System).  He joins the internationally respected team of trusted advisors at Value Capture, bringing his deep expertise as a coach […]
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Paul O’Neill Receives the Exemplary Leadership Award from the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership

Each year, the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs selects a leader who exemplifies the values and ideals of the Johnson Institute – leadership, integrity, and accountability. The selection process is rigorous, involving an external nominating committee and a staff of students who research candidates for the award. This prestigious recognition was […]
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Ken Segel

Succeed in Spite of Bureaucracy – A Harvard Business Review Article by Ken Segel

Harvard Business Review published Ken Segel's article, “Bureaucracy is Keeping Health Care from Getting Better.” This article describes successful countermeasures taken by a number of health systems to tear down the value-destroying barriers that bureaucratic structures throw up. Ken notes that in many organizations, “Bureaucracy is destroying value in innumerable antivirals ways, including slowing problem solving, discouraging innovation, and […]
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