Healthcare is an ever-evolving industry that is achieving significant results with quality initiatives. Leaders are learning from other industries the value of Lean Six Sigma programs in their operations. There has never been more pressure for healthcare providers to perform. With healthcare costs rising everyday, being able to provide the highest quality service to patients […]
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Breaking Old Habits Organizing for success with Lean is a interesting proposition. The fact is, most organizational designs are poorly thought out and disappointedly implemented. Lean practices and tools lead us down the path of organization through process design vs. reorganization. Our focus tends to be affecting change through existing processes and refining those to […]
Living the Fantasy Voice of the Customer programs are crucial to the success of your business. The problem is so many think they know exactly what their customers think and feel. You have been in business for 30 years and do things the same way, that’s what your customers want. Are you sure about that? […]
Embracing Lean Six Sigma Embracing Lean Six Sigma methodology is, for some, an impossible task. At first glance, that just doesn’t make sense. There are volumes of case studies that prove the value of the Lean Six Sigma methodologies and implementing them seems to most to be a ‘no brainer’. They say that success leaves […]
Using a Wrench to Drive a Nail When you think about all of the Lean Six Sigma tools that are at your disposal, the question comes to mind …what’s in your toolkit? Getting a job done, whether simple or complex requires a certain know how and understanding of the mechanics required to accomplish the task. Unfortunately, […]