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Lean Six Sigma News: Delivering Excellence And Reporting Payoffs, Week Of May 18, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of May 18, 2015. Lean Six Sigma Changing Healthcare As More Providers Adopt Methods Fifteen years ago, Marti Beltz, a healthcare instructor with the American Society for Quality in Milwaukee, started applying Lean Six Sigma to healthcare. Back then, Beltz said there were no books or conferences. Now, applying manufacturing quality improvements to the healthcare environment requires a learning… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Optimize By Leaning In, Week Of May 11, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of May 11, 2015. “Leaning Forward” In King County In 2009, King County, Washington needed to make things better for citizens and decided that Lean was they way to do it. Since then, the Lean implementation plan has grown tremendously! Lean has given the county the capacity to produce public value with constrained resources. King County’s implementation plan… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Increasing College Enrollment And Decreasing Service Line Steps, Week Of May 4, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of May 4, 2015. Rock Valley College Aims To Untie Enrollment Knot After 5 Years Of Decline Enrollment at Rock Valley has declined for five consecutive years. The student headcount last fall was 7,737 — more than 12 percent below the 8,849 students enrolled in fall 2011. The college recently took on Six Sigma to understand the gaps and… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Improving Corporate Legal Departments And Raising Call Light Responsiveness, Week Of April 27, 2014

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of April 27, 2015. Lean Six Sigma Approach Raises Call Light Responsiveness Patient Satisfaction Scores Vickie Thomas Januska, of Seidman Cancer Center, Case Medical Center, University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio, explains that in 2013, call light responsiveness, a key factor in patient satisfaction, ranked in the 19th percentile. During that time, a goal was set for a team to “apply Lean… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Far From Mean And Benefiting Shareholders, Week Of April 20, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of April 20, 2015. Xylem Upgraded To Hold On Innovations & Cost-Saving Plans Xylem Inc. is a large global water technology provider. The company’s adjusted earnings in the last reported quarter witnessed a year-over-year improvement of 10.9%. This improvement was driven by efficient cost-reduction strategies, Lean Six Sigma projects, and strategic global outsourcing activities. Xylem has succeeded in lowering its… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Key Factor In India’s Success And Boosting Sales In Europe, Week Of April 13, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of April 13, 2015. Key Factors To Make ‘Make In India’ A Big Success The government of India has taken several initiatives for growth of the manufacturing sector in the country. Most recently, India has launched the “Make In India” program in an effort to locally manufacture as many as 181 products that they currently import. “The key… (Read More)

Lean Six Sigma News: Global Competitiveness And Better Customer Service, Week Of April 6, 2015

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Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of April 6, 2015. Fortis Energy Services Is Named Oilfield Services Company Of The Year Fortis is a privately held oil service company that has recently been named Oilfield Services Company of the Year by the Oil & Gas Awards. Fortis has a strong commitment to customer satisfaction and education. Lean Six Sigma methodologies are applied at all Fortis sites… (Read More)

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)

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