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    George Mason George was born on December 11, 1725 to gorge and Ann Thomson mason at the end mason family plantation in Fairfax County, Virginia. His religion is Anglican, Episcopalian, when mason was 10, his father drowned in the Potomac when the boat he was in capsized. After his father death, mason lived wit his uncle john mercer, who became his legal guardian (along with his mother). Mercer was a leading Virginia attorney. Mason studied in mercer’s private library, which consisted of between

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    What were reasons for implementing lean management at Virginia Mason Hospital? Lean thinking begins with driving out waste so that all work adds value and serves the customer’s needs. Identifying value-added and non-value-added steps in every process is the beginning of the journey toward lean operations. In order for lean principles to take root, leaders must first work to create an organizational culture that is receptive to lean thinking. The commitment to lean must start at the very top of the

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    VMPS Facts What is the Virginia Mason Production System? The Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS) is a management method that seeks to continually improve how work is done so there are zero defects in the final product. Using this method, Virginia Mason (VM) identifies and eliminates waste and inefficiency in the many processes that are part of the health care experience, making it possible for VM staff to deliver the highest quality and safest patient care. By streamlining repetitive and low-touch

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    Virginia Mason Medical Center Case 1. What is Gary Kaplan trying to achieve at Virginia Mason? Dr. Gary Kaplan was trying to achieve change at Virginia Mason. He envisioned the transformation of Virginia Mason Medical Center into the quality leader in health care and sought to lead the organization toward this vision. When Dr. Kaplan joined VMMC what attracted him to the medical field was a collaborative team approach and Virginia Masons’ unique culture that was created in the early 1900’s

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    How Virginia Mason Was Saved. PSA System Improves Patient Safety Virginia Mason used VMPS to develop a Patient Safety Alert (PSA) system. It requires all staff that encounter a situation likely to harm a patient to make an immediate report and cease any activity that could cause further harm. If the safety of a patient is indeed at risk, an investigation is immediately launched to correct the problem. Patient safety at Virginia Mason has increased and professional liability claims have dropped

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    Owens & Minor (O&M), a medical and surgical supplies distributor and Daniel Borunda, material systems manager at Virginia Mason (VM) Medical Center came together to try to battle healthcare costs and improve the healthcare supply chain. Virginia Mason, a private non-profit healthcare organization based out of Seattle, offered both primary and specialized care and developed the Virginia Mason Production System (VMPS). The VMPS was a modified version of the Toyota Production System that helped VM work

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    James Madison on the Constitution Dec. 20, 1787) “…greatly dislike, is the abandonment in every instance of the necessity of rotation in office and particulary in the case of the President.” Again, he is for rebellion and freedom for men. George Mason, was an

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    George Mason was born on December 11, 1725 in Dogue's Neck, Virginia (now Fairfax County). His dad died when he was ten and was then raised by his uncle, John Mercer. His uncle was rumored to have a 1,500 volume library which was impactful on Mason’s life. Mason suffered from a general lack of health and chose to avoid public places. Despite that, he ran for office, and in 1759 he was elected to the House of Burgesses. During this time, he was labeled as a critic on many British programs. In 1766

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    Mason's greatest accomplishment was being the founding father of the national Bill of Rights. He was a planter from Virginia, had grown up rich on one of the nicest and best plantations in Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia. He was an important member of the town's church, had all the best tutors growing up, and had been raised to be a Virginian aristocrat (Miers 39). Mason married 'well' and had a large family of nine kids. He raised them in Gunston Hall, a house which he had built himself

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    James Madison was one attendee, and he is well known as the Father of the Constitution and our fourth President. George Mason was the other, yet his name does not spring to mind. Does George Mason deserve the accolade "Founding Father?" This paper will explore the political life of Mason and attempt to answer the question affirmatively. Before exploring Mason

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