Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma success stories and news from around the web for the week of October 19, 2015.
Presence Health’s Saint Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center are running behind in searching for ways to save time on the hospital’s surgical floor. The search for ways to save time was held by hospital leaders by the use of many Post-It notes and inside a conference room. With the walls covered in colored notes, turn around time, tasks, and much more were evaluated. This approach was part of their Lean quality improvement method.
When negotiating fair contract prices, buyers and suppliers can easily become frustrated. How can parties discuss a price without a fight? Contributor to Forbes, Kate Vitasek, shares different agreements and shifts that can be used to buy value and allow parties to have a shared vision.
Senator Marco Rubio is running a Lean presidential campaign. In order to keep up with other presidential candidates and in the presidential race, Rubio has chosen to remain Lean and playful. Rubio’s campaign manager says the campaign is “all about money” and Lean helps Rubio’s campaign stay flowing with money and in the campaign itself.