Crozer-Keystone Management College
Graduates New Class
Crozer-Keystone Management College graduated its latest class in December.
Since 1993, this internal program has attempted to give selected managers a
focused learning experience that aims to:
- Provide a “global”
perspective of CKHS business thinking and educate managers as to the planning,
processes and decision-making operationalized for reaching strategic
- Facilitate joint
collaboration of cross-entity, cross-functional issues and opportunities
for improvement or ideas for innovation.
- Facilitate colleagues meeting
and working together from the various CKHS sites, and to build lasting
- Elicit an understanding of
our many types of customers and increasing our value to them through
creative strategies tailored to their needs.
- Prepare key management staff
for the future.
from throughout the system were nominated to participate by their respective
vice-president-level administrator. The members of this “cohort” spent several
sessions together between October and December.
were led by CKHS upper level managers, who shared their area of experience,
organizational responsibilities and challenges. A total of 15 different topics
were presented. Cohort members also formed into four project teams to create
relevant projects that addressed an innovation or opportunity for improvement
for the health system. The students conceived and developed the projects
themselves and presented them on the last day of classes. This year’s projects
focused on such topics as:
- Countering obesity in children
- Recycling usable furniture
through a system-wide repository and online system
- Reducing paper usage in
- Reducing the amount of
Emergency Department visits by “frequent users”
past presentations have been adopted and implemented within Crozer-Keystone.
For more information about
Crozer-Keystone Management College, contact Vince Mazella at (610) 447-6310 or