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Patricia Santiago

LEAN and Operational Readiness in Healthcare

General | Operational Readiness

May 2017 – In our operational readiness consulting practice, organizations will ask us if The Readiness Group uses LEAN methods as part of our consulting framework. The answer is “Yes!” However, it is important to point out the difference between the methods used in a formal LEAN approach to those typically needed as part of an […]

Robert Rankin

Delivery of Medical Equipment Inventory at Milton District Hospital, Ontario Canada

Equipment Inventory | General

The Readiness Group Inc. has completed a full equipment inventory survey of the Milton District Hospital (MDH), as a part of Halton Healthcare’s expansion of the current hospital. Working to support PCL Constructors Canada and the Halton Healthcare staff, the equipment inventory includes assets from departments that are moving into the new wing, as well […]

Patricia Santiago

Fitting out MaRS West Tower Toronto

General | Operational Readiness

Toronto Ontario Canada – July 2016. The Readiness Group is providing transition services to support the fitting-out  and occupancy of 25,000 sq. ft. on the 11th floor of the MaRS West Tower building at 661 University Avenue. Working as an integrated part of the Ryerson University capital development team, The Readiness Group is facilitating the […]

John Sorrell

Award Announcement: Sunnybrook Health Sciences – Transition & Move at CNIB Satellite

General | Operational Readiness

Toronto Ontario Canada – June 2016.  Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has awarded the CNIB Satellite Transition and Move Strategy to The Readiness Group Inc. The Readiness Group will provide Transition Advisory and Project Management Services to support the relocation of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre’s (SHSC) Nephrology Program to a satellite location on the third floor […]

Asya Pavlova

Medical Professionals in Southern Africa benefit from Decommissioning efforts in Ontario

Decommissioning | Equipment Inventory | General

Conducting a formal equipment decommissioning as part of a larger capital redevelopment project has multiple benefits.  Some include: 1) trade-up and redistribution of surplus equipment to other areas within a healthcare organization; 2) value liquidation of working equipment for re-investment into new capital items; and, 3) donation of working equipment to health care professionals in […]

John Sorrell

Hospital Decommissioning: Last phase of asset liquidation at OTMH set for Feb 20 and Feb 21 2016

Decommissioning | General

The Readiness Group Inc is preparing for the last of 3 asset value liquidation events at the Legacy Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH).  As the selected equipment decommissioning vendor by Halton Healthcare, the 16,000 assets previously found at the hospital, and 4 satellite locations, have been systematically inventoried, consolidated and repurposed out of the vacated […]

Patricia Santiago

Award Announcement: North Island Hospital Project Transition Services

General | Operational Readiness

Vancouver Island Health Authority (VIHA) has awarded the contract for North Island Hospital Project Transition Services to The Readiness Group. The Readiness Group was selected from a national competitive process to provide excellence in the delivery of operational readiness to the North Island Hospital Project. The North Island Hospital Project includes the development of two […]

John Sorrell

Award Announcement: Relocation Services for LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services

General | Healthcare Relocation

Through a competitive process, The Readiness Group has been selected to implement the physical relocation of laboratory equipment at LifeLabs.This project is one of Canada’s largest medical laboratory renovations with a multi year duration. LifeLabs is Canada’s largest provider of community laboratory services delivering of more than 100 million laboratory tests every year, helping healthcare […]

Patricia Santiago

Thought Leadership in Operational Readiness

General | Operational Readiness

LeeAnne Kidd, Senior Consultant at The Readiness Group has published the article “Operational Readiness: An Integral Part of the Facility Planning Process”.  To review the abstract, or access the entire article, go to: https://lnkd.in/eAY9KnA.   About The Readiness Group Inc. The Readiness Group Inc. is a leading firm in the area of activations, relocations and decommissioning for […]

Asya Pavlova

The Role of Integration when Hospitals are in Transition

General | Operational Readiness

Hospitals provide highly integrated services. However, during times of intense operational planning, departments in transition can overlook the need to integrate their planning activities with adjacent clinical and non-clinical services.  It seems counter- intuitive but it happens more often than one would think.  Often it’s simply an issue of time and the added responsibility of […]

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