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Adam Hillsamer

Adam Hillsamer

Deployment Leader, Indiana University Health

Adam Hillsamer is a Deployment Leader with the Office of Transformation at Indiana University Health. Adam has a bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, MHA and MBA from Indiana University and has been involved in process improvement since 2014. A private, nonprofit organization, Indiana University Health is Indiana’s largest comprehensive health system and is comprised of hospitals, physicians and allied services dedicated to providing preeminent care throughout Indiana and beyond. Our unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our highly skilled physicians access to innovative treatments using the latest research and technology.


Articles by Adam Hillsamer
Advice from the Gemba: Top Mistakes Lean Leaders Make II
Everybody makes mistakes, lean leaders included. Our previous list of mistakes made by lean leaders was the highest-performing installment in the Advice from the Gemba series - we now follow it up with a sequel. More »
Do You Have a Capacity Problem or Flow Problem?
"Sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint the exact root cause of a problem," writes Adam Hillsamer of Arnett Hospital in Indiana, "especially when one is masquerading as another.  " Have you ever had that happen to you in your problem solving? Adam certainly has - his team recently tackled a problem with (by their best guess) capacity, only to find out they'd need to keep digging. Read more. More »