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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 November 28, 2016.

Washington State Government Gets Lean at Transformation Conference

At the annual Washington State Government Lean Transformation Conference, hosted by Results Washington, ideas and inspiration were shared about using Lean thinking in government. Attendees deepened their understanding of Lean principles and tools in dozens of sessions led by local and national leaders in Lean.

Read more at Results Washington.

Lean Six Sigma Approach Lets Hospitals Reach New Frontiers of Quality and Safety

Memorial Health System — a nonprofit, four-hospital system based in Springfield, Ill. — looked to re-engineer their structures, find new ways to engage with medical staff, and ultimately inform the training of next-generation physicians and health care professionals to build a sustainable path. To do this, they adopted a Lean Six Sigma approach and after a span of 6 years and over 300 Lean Six Sigma improvement projects, nearly $30 million in positive financial impact had transformed the Memorial culture.

Read more at Hospitals & Health Networks.