Lean Six Sigma in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Pharmaceutical products were manufactured in 44 countries in 2019*. The production processes lend themselves to improvement through the use of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. We’ll look at a general paper on implementing Lean and Six Sigma in the pharmaceutical industry and three case studies: one each from Ireland, India, and Indonesia. Then we’ll finish [...]

Using Lean Six Sigma to Reduce Patient No Shows

Patient no shows create a problem for healthcare facilities and other patients. How are Lean and Six Sigma being applied to reduce patient no shows? We’ll look at three case studies to answer the question: one from Italy, one from Michigan, and one from China. Agile, Lean, Six Sigma, and Simulation Giovanni Improta and others [...]

Run Charts for Healthcare Practitioner

Run Charts are precursors to Shewhart Control Charts, and are extremely valuable for detecting changes, trends, points of improvement, or points of decline. In this YouTube video from the University of Toronto Family Medicine, targeted for healthcare practitioners, you’ll learn about: How run charts are relevant to quality improvement Utilizing them to track improvement How [...]

Register for ISSSP Webinars

ISSSP, the non-profit International Society of Six Sigma Professionals providing a forum and resources for Lean, Six Sigma, and Operational Excellence practitioners, is proud to announce its April webinar. We are honored to have Kim Roquemore, Director of Operational Excellence, LMH Health Systems be our speaker on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The topic: Lean as [...]

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