Implementing Lean Management: Workforce Training to Enhance Patient Care, Improve Efficiency, Reduce Waste, and Retain Jobs

Blue Ridge Regional Hospital
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to support continued efforts among the five members of a rural hospital consortium to make targeted improvements that will improve the financial strength and flexibility the hospitals need to retain more than 2,500 jobs and expand services. Consortium hospitals include Blue Ridge Regional Hospital, The McDowell Hospital, Ashe Memorial Hospital, Charles A. Cannon Jr. Memorial Hospital and Caldwell Memorial Hospital.

Ms. Melissa Smith PO Drawer 9 Spruce Pine, North Carolina 28777 828-766-1810
Areas Served:
Ashe, Avery, McDowell, Yancey, Alleghany, Buncombe, Burke, Rutherford, Watauga, Alexander, Catawba, Caldwell, Mitchell

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