Absolutely! It may be all the same people, but you are using a different set of questions depending upon the need. Having the groups overlap is fine.
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The SIPOC, which is the high-level map created prior to a Swimlane Map would be the complimentary map. You would always want both a macro and a micro-level view of a process.
What are the applications of Lean Six Sigma in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector, specifically related to commercial analysis and market forecasting?
There have been huge improvement efforts in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries over the last decade. There are countless hospitals, healthcare providers, and insurance companies implementing Six Sigma and Lean methodologies. As a matter of fact, IHI (Institute for Healthcare…