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Ellis Medicine Saves $1.8M and MC Assembly Inspires Rapid Change Using Lean Six Sigma -

Ellis Medicine of Schenectady, New York, and MC Assembly in Melbourne, Florida, are in different stages of their kaizen journey, but both have a resounding similar quality: a culture of creativity, open communication, and a drive for continuous improvement. In 2016, Ellis Medicine projected to save $1.8M via process improvement efforts through “improving a quality of care and financial strength by identifying more efficient process and cost savings,” which proved tremendously successful. Their triumph included a solution to IV pump shortages that saved $500,000 and identifying lab tests that could be done in-house which saved $1M. MC Assembly also continued their mission to process improvement, having staff in all three of their training facilities undergo Lean training to help inspire rapid change within the organization.

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