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Lean-Six Sigma for healthcare

Chip Caldwell

Lean-Six Sigma for healthcare

a senior leader guide to improving cost and throughput

by Chip Caldwell

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Published by ASQ Quality Press in Milwaukee, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chief executive officers,
  • Health Care Quality Assurance,
  • Performance standards,
  • Organizational Efficiency,
  • Six sigma (Quality control standard),
  • Cost Control,
  • Strategic planning,
  • Health services administration,
  • Quality control,
  • Hospital Administration,
  • Medical care,
  • Hospital administrators,
  • Organizational effectiveness,
  • Cost effectiveness,
  • Methods

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChip Caldwell, Greg Butler, Nancy Poston
    ContributionsButler, Greg, Poston, Nancy, American Society for Quality
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA399.A1 C345 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 208 p. :
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24878985M
    ISBN 100873897595
    ISBN 109780873897594
    LC Control Number2009000927
    OCLC/WorldCa298509198

      The Role of Six Sigma in Healthcare. Because patient care is hands-on, the possibility for a variance is larger than in other process-driven industries. Variables may be small and difficult to quantify, but Six Sigma’s data-driven approach can result in measurable improvement. Six Sigma Requires Five Steps for Quality Improvement. The EPE methodology helps to improve flow at the macro or value-chain level, and then identifies Lean Six Sigma detailed improvements that can further improve processes within the value-chain. The book also provides real-world health care applications of the EPE and Lean Six Sigma methodologies that showed significant results on throughput.

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    Together, Lean and Six Sigma (typically called “Lean Six Sigma”) have proven to be a powerful driving force for improvement in healthcare. In his book “Lean Hospitals,” author Mark Graban quotes a senior leader at a prestigious university hospital as lamenting, “we have world-class doctors, world-class treatment, and completely broken. This book provides a detailed description of how to apply Lean Six Sigma in the health care industry, with a special emphasis on process improvement and operations management in hospitals. The book begins with a description of the Enterprise Performance Excellence (EPE) improvement methodology.


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It is designed to give the student a solid understanding of Lean Six Sigma principles mixed with the needed understanding to perform as a Black Belt within the healthcare industry/5(11). This book’s unique focus on the role of healthcare leaders and the lessons learned were uncovered during the authors’ research of over U.S.

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So what is Lean-Six Sigma?-by definition "virtual perfection, no errors, no waste" (p 6).