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Value Proposition Template (from Perfecting Patient Journeys)

Lean Transformations Group
1/29/2013

A lean value proposition is used in value-stream improvement projects. It will help you and your team:

  • Align the stakeholders around what will be included in addressing the problem,
  • Identify the stakeholders who will be added to the project team and actively engaged in creating the current- and future-state value-stream maps,
  • Identify additional stakeholders necessary to drive the implementation of the future state,
  • Serve as an agreement—a proof of consensus—on the specific problem to be solved, and with the problem statement serve as authorization for the entire project.

The value proposition is not just a document to record discussions. It should be used to drive the discussions and reach consensus.

Perfecting Patient JourneysPerfecting Patient Journeys, from which this form is taken, is a guide to value-stream improvement for leaders of healthcare organizations who want to implement lean thinking and engage employees in solving problems in order to deliver better and more efficient care. Readers will learn how to identify and select a problem in the performance of a value stream, define a project scope, and create a shared understanding of what's occurring in the value stream. Readers will also learn to develop a shared vision of an improved future, and hopefully work together to make that vision a reality.

Perfecting Patient Journeys
Judy Worth, Tom Shuker, Beau Keyte, et al.