Lean Six Sigma Healthcare Blogs

INCREASING PATIENT FLOW

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Using the DMAIC model and tools to solve quality of care challenges such as:

  • Eliminating harm events
  • Reducing time to diagnosis and treat sepsis
  • Reducing LOS
  • Reducing time of discharge

IMPROVING QUALITY OF CARE

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Using Lean strategies and techniques to increase patient flow (and reduce waste) such as:

  • Decreasing door to doc time in the ED
  • Decreasing waste in patient care units
  • Decreasing clinic throughput time
  • Decreasing wheels out to wheels in the OR