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  • Lean Six Sigma Practices Speed Medical Report Dispatches

    February 13, 2016: Lean Six Sigma practices can improve the dispatch time of medical reports sent from a hospital to a primary care provider, according to research published online Feb. 8 in the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.

  • Students Invited to Apply for Unique Camp

    February 8, 2016: Students will have the opportunity to apply both science and math principles using Lean and Six Sigma tools to manufacturing and healthcare situations during a two-week Academic Outreach Camp led by the University of South Carolina Upstate, BMW Manufacturing Co. of Greer and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS).

  • Keynote Speakers at ASQ Lean Six Sigma Conference Announcements

    February 8, 2016: Patricia C. La Londe, a supply chain executive with expertise in leading teams and championing continuous improvement, will be one of the keynote speakers.

  • Virginia Mason Institute Offers Experience-Based Design and Lean Training

    February 5, 2016: Quality improvement professionals will learn how to use experience-based design data collection and analysis methods, add more clarity and consistency to their quality improvement efforts, and embed the voice of the customer in the design of a perfect patient experience.

  • MIE Solutions Adds Whiteboard Drop Scheduling and More for MIE Trak Pro

    February 5, 2016: This Lean manufacturing feature provides the user the ability to load individual machines with work orders in the order they want the orders to be run and have schedules instantly reflected out on the shop floor.

  • Scheduling Study Solves 'Stumbling Block' for UB Police

    February 3, 2016: A research project conducted by engineering graduate students has given the UB Police Department a more efficient and fair scheduling system, winning raves from police administrators and officers alike.

  • North Valley Hospital Looks Closely at Strengths, Weaknesses

    February 1, 2016: “We as an organization need to understand this is not a grant-funded process, but a commitment for process changes. We have already saved a lot of money in the last six months.”

  • Lean Six Sigma Seminar Set for South University

    January 29, 2016: Participants who complete the day’s course work and score at least 80 percent on the certification examination will receive Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification of completion.

  • Derry to Host Global Manufacturing Event

    January 29, 2016: Sixty senior managers and global experts will gather to discuss their challenges in becoming world class manufacturing companies and will visit DuPont in Maydown.

  • Uyemura Appoints Manager of Six Sigma and Business Development

    January 27, 2016: The company says this position combines leadership of a Tier-One business initiative with responsibility for a key territory, including Uyemura’s largest customer and the Pacific Northwest.

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