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Lean Six Sigma Q&A - GoLeanSixSigma.com

What are the main points of Lean?

A lot of people think that LEAN stands for Less Employees Are Needed and believe that Lean is about reducing head count. This is not true. The definition of Lean is to maximize value to the customer while reducing waste. People are not a waste. People are an organization’s important…

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Lean Six Sigma Q&A - GoLeanSixSigma.com

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 Improvement) has lots of examples of applications. Please check: www.ihi.org.…

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