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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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Lean Six Sigma Q&A -

What are the applications of Lean Six Sigma in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector, specifically related to commercial analysis and market forecasting?

There have been huge improvement efforts in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries over the last decade. There are countless hospitals, healthcare providers, and insurance companies implementing Six Sigma and Lean methodologies. As a matter of fact, IHI (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) has lots of examples of applications. Please check: Regarding your specific processes, the…
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Lean Six Sigma News Roundup For Week Of October 27, 2014

Here are our top picks for Lean Six Sigma news from around the web for the week of October 27, 2014. Manufacturing Processes Pay Off For The Lexington Clinic "The idea is that you can measure anything, including quality,” Thomas said. Officials with the Lexington Clinic believe efficient manufacturing holds the…

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