Yes, Lean Six Sigma definitely applies in the pharmaceutical industry, and there are many organizations within this industry that do…from proving statistical significance with drugs to improving processes, and reducing products in products. This is one industry where Six Sigma statistical hypothesis testing has a clear application, because Six Sigma follows the universal scientific method for testing.

Tracy O'Rourke

Tracy is a Managing Partner & Executive Advisor at For almost 20 years, she's helped leading organizations like Washington State, Cisco and GE build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.