Category: White Papers
In previous issues of this series, we have explored the importance of linking healthcare process improvement endeavors with organizational strategy, obtaining leadership buy-in, decision-making based on data and analysis, and the appropriate scoping of projects and events. Even with all those things in place, there is one common mistake that can cause a deployment to […]
Implementing a healthcare lean Six Sigma process and performance improvement program in your hospital will result in several surprising value-adding benefits. While these unexpected outcomes are by-products of the larger initiative objectives, they create just as much long-term value. Unexpected healthcare process and performance improvement training benefits: Increased visibility into otherwise unnoticed healthcare processes. Healthcare […]
In Necessary But Not Sufficient, Dr. Eli Goldratt provided some guidelines to help us evaluate and leverage the introduction of a new technology. He reasoned that a new technology can bring new benefits if and only if it enables people to overcome one or more limitations of existing technologies. What is limiting major construction and […]
The most successful healthcare organizations know this: Increasing revenue is always good, but cutting costs with a red pen is not always the answer. Implementing healthcare lean Six Sigma training practices is not as scary as it sounds, and improving hospital processes can significantly increase profitability and impact your bottom line. In fact, hundreds of healthcare […]
NOVACES’ healthcare and hospital lean and six sigma process and performance improvement experts frequently publish white papers that highlight challenge-resolution scenarios that demonstrate quantifiable results.