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After much discussion and consideration, the ACHE Board of Governors and leadership team have decided to cancel the 2020 Congress on Healthcare Leadership due to the need for leaders and healthcare organizations to manage their responses to coronavirus (COVID-19) within their communities. Learn more at


Ian R. Lazarus, LFACHE


Creato Performance Solutions

Ian Lazarus is president/CEO of Creato Performance Solutions in Del Mar, Calif. Previously, he has held senior positions at Voluntary Hospitals of America (now Vizient), Kaiser Permanente and McKesson. He has been published widely in a range of prominent healthcare journals, and is currently a monthly columnist for Quality Magazine, writing on topics related to performance improvement across all major industries. Board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow, Mr. Lazarus has presented at ACHE’s Congress for the past 21 years and serves on the faculty for ACHE’s regional cluster programs. He has earned the ACHE Exemplary Service Award for his years of voluntary service to ACHE.


Lead Through Lean Boot Camp

Presented by Ian R. Lazarus, LFACHE at 8:00 AM on Sunday, March 22nd.

The benefits of a Lean healthcare enterprise have been well-established, but the journey toward Lean is not always a straight line. Often, companies and health systems fail to harness the potential of Lean thinking because much of what seems obvious and easy to do is met with resistance and skepticism. Adherence to the Lean method…