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RTKL Adopts LEAN Healthcare Development Program

Twelve experts across the RTKL’s Healthcare team have received the Lean Green Belt for Healthcare certification by the Institute of Industrial Engineers.

The design process for healthcare is changing. RTKL recognizes the need for a process management strategy that utilizes a multidisciplinary team is critical. In efforts to drive sustainability and higher performance through its Operational Excellence service offering, RTKL will continue to invest in training and development that supports design improvements to eliminate waste, increase throughput and enhance value-added activities in a healthcare setting.

To build upon momentum, the firm plans to roll out multiple installments of IIE’s Lean Green Belt for Healthcare program globally.

The newly accredited Lean Green Belt experts include:

Chicago, Illinois
Dan White, AIA, LEED AP, vice president: medical planner
Steve Stokes, LEED GA Associate, senior associate vice president: project designer
Brent Hussong, AIA, associate vice president: medical planner

Dallas, Texas
John Castorina, AIA, ACHA, senior vice president: project designer
Jim Johnson, AIA, vice president: project manager
John Seely, AIA, vice president: project designer
Bethany Childress, AIA, senior associate vice president: medical planner
Chris Grossnicklaus, LEED AP, associate: medical planner

Los Angeles, California
Jacky Yung, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, senior associate vice president: project designer

Washington, D.C.
Jim Curran, AIA, LEED AP, vice president: project designer
Eric Dinges, AIA, senior associate vice president: project manager
Mitch Collin, AIA, LEED AP BD&C, associate vice president: project architect

RTKL’s Operational Excellence Facilitators
Rudy Santacroce, P.E., CSSBB, PMP, DSHS, vice president: operational excellence service leader
Shelly Wright, R.N., MHA, associate vice president: transition planning

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Posted June 17, 2015

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