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Lean Six Sigma News: Consistently Eliminate Delays And Leverage Savings, Week Of March 30, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of March 30, 2015. How To Get Kids Discharged From The Hospital Faster A recent study at Penn State University turned to Lean Six Sigma to show how the model can be used to shave hours off the time it takes to get children and other patients discharged from the hospital. Most hospitals have a fixed number of… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Impacting Operations And Improving Cash Flow, Week Of March 23, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of March 23, 2015. Consider DMAIC Boston Scientific Heredia’s Amplatz Super Stiff Guidewires area team recently chose a DMAIC roadmap to improve efficiency, increase safety, and save money. The quality team worked towards a goal to save $100,000 per year.  According to Carl F. Berardinelli, DMAIC is an ideal tool because “it is a data-driven, customer-focused, structured problem-solving framework,… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Deliver Change And Be The Buzz, Week Of March 16, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of March 16, 2015. How To Achieve Process Excellence Using Lean And Six Sigma Techniques Lean Six Sigma techniques are being adopted by many industries. To ensure rollouts of Lean and Six Sigma are successful, leaders must model and be open to learning themselves. Organizations that deliver change the best have strong values and are consistent in their… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Digging Deep To Improve Efficiency and Readiness, Week of March 9, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of March 9, 2015. Drill Rig Firm Digs Deep To Nurture Intrapreneurial Talent Oil Country Engineering Services Ltd is a small drill rig design firm that has earned a reputation in the oil patch for doing things differently. Oil Country fosters its employees’ inner entrepreneur and believes it is central to its philosophy of innovation. A large part of… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Paving A Path Towards Engagement And Maintaining Pledges, Week of March 2, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of March 2, 2015. Lean Six Sigma Training Paves Path For Employee Engagement “Involvement of people at every level is an integral part of any organizational change,” said Samantha Kaplan, director of quality and continuous improvement at the Corporate College division of Cuyahoga Community College. The frontline employees, the ones who operate daily machines, maintain machines, and run the… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Influencing Non-Profits And Other Industries, Week Of February 23, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of February 23, 2015. Non-Profits Get Lessons In Efficiency At Upcoming Series Event Earlier this month, the Door County Community Foundation in Wisconsin helped guide area non-profits towards better organizational efficiency at its free Non-Profit Education Series. Attendees worked through many Lean Six Sigma methods, including: Voice of the Customer, Process Mapping, SIPOC, Fish Bone Diagram,… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Better Ways To Work With The Law And Getting In Line With Six Sigma, Week Of February 16, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of February 16, 2015. A Better Way To Work Ellen Pekilis, the general counsel of CSA Group, and her team of six employees faced a growing stack of new, complicated legal work. The management team of CSA Group was unwilling to add new legal staff members so Ellen helped lead the time to better ways of… (Read More)

Lean Improves Health Care Delivery And Produces Cosmetics Quicker, Week Of February 9, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean success stories and news from around the web for the week of February 9, 2015. Wheaton Improves Health Care Delivery With Lean Initiatives Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare uses Lean in every aspect of the way the health care system carries out its work. Since 2013, hundreds of associates have presented Lean principle presentations to improve processes. Some methods that have been used so far include process flow mapping to… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Community Quality Improves And Crime Labs Efficiently Increase Workload, Week Of February 2, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of February 2, 2015. NY Crime Lab Improves Efficiency With Lean Six Sigma Process PoliceOne Editor in Chief said, “If someone said you could increase the efficiency of your jurisdiction’s crime lab by 200 percent, you’d probably initiate an investigation into possible illegal use of controlled substances.” Since implementing the principles of Lean Manufacturing and… (Read More)

Lean Makes Broccoli Taste Better And Keeps Patient Process Flowing, Week Of January 26, 2015

By Jurija Metovic   |   January 26, 2015  |   Lean Six Sigma Industry News, Resources
Medi-Cal Emergency Room - News - Week Of January 26, 2015

Here are our top picks for Lean success stories and news from around the web for the week of January 26, 2015. Emergency Rooms Busy With Medi-Cal Patients Last week, Mercy Medical Center in Merced, California almost reached a new record of emergency room patients seen in 24 hours. The Medical Center saw 270 patients and the record is 273. As the second year of newer health care laws unfold in the United States, emergency… (Read More)

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