City Of El Paso Saves Big Using Lean Six Sigma

City of El Paso Saves Big Using Lean Six Sigma

The city of El Paso has been applying Lean Six Sigma to much success. The process improvement methodology saved taxpayers $252,000 by reevaluating three El Paso Fire Department programs. As a result of the training, the El Paso Fire Department also managed a total cost savings/avoidance of over $1.6 million…

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Shields Health Care Group Embraces Six Sigma Methodology

Shields Health Care Group Embraces Six Sigma Methodology

Chuck Spurr, chief information officer at Shields Health Care Group, needed an overhaul in its revenue cycle business. So when IT software alone couldn't solve the issues, Shields, an MRI and ambulatory health chain serving the Boston area, looked to Six Sigma methodology. As a result of this implementation, Shields…

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Applying Lean Principles To Cleaning Manufacturing Facilities

Applying Lean Principles to Cleaning Manufacturing Facilities

Have you leaned your cleaning? When it comes to manufacturing plants and machine reliability, cleanliness and efficiency start with getting lean. Utilizing lean principles, particularly 5S, to the holistic cleaning of a facility not only results in an organized work environment, it also increases the productivity of the cleaning teams,…

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