Mike Stoecklein was most recently the Healthcare Value Network (HVN) Director at the ThedaCare Center For Healthcare Value. Mike oversaw the systems and activities that support the peer-to-peer learning network that comprises approximately 60 healthcare organizations in the United States and Canada.
Mike has been collaborating with Jacob Raymer since the HVN partnered with the Shingo Institute to learn about and use the Shingo model for assessing the progress of HVN organizations on their lean cultural transformations. The result of this collaboration has been the continued evolution of the IEX transformation model.
Prior to his work at the ThedaCare Center, Mike served as Vice President of Operational Improvement at Catholic Health Initiatives where he coached leaders and mangers in the principles of operational excellence using management principles he learned directly from Dr. W. Edwards Deming from 1985-1993. Mike also served as a Vice President of Transformation Resources at the Wheaton Franciscan Health System, as well as the Healthcare Market Development Director at the American Society for Quality.
Mike earned his Master’s Degree in healthcare administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Bachelor of Fine Arts from California State University – Hayward, and a Bachelor of Science in health administration from Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, IL.