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Six Sigma in the Healthcare Industry

The Healthcare Sector includes the following Fortune 1000 industries: Medical Products & Equipment, Pharmacy and Other Services, Healthcare-Medical Facilities, and Wholesalers-Healthcare. The Healthcare-Insurance industry is included in the Insurance Industry List.

Fortune 1000 Healthcare Companies practicing Six Sigma:

Bausch & Lomb
Baxter International
Becton Dickinson
Boston Scientific
Cardinal Health
McKesson
Medtronic
Quest Diagnostics
St. Jude Medical
Universal Health Services

Although relatively few Fortune 1000 healthcare companies have implemented a formal Six Sigma program, many other companies in the Healthcare industry have embraced the methodology:

Adirondack Oral & Maxillofacial
Alexandria Hospital
Anthem
Aspen Healthcare Metrics
Bay Medical Center in Panama City, FL
Berger Hospital
BJC Healthcare
Blood Systems Laboratories
Bon Secours Health Systems
Bryn Mawr Hospital
Cardinal Health
Carle Foundation Hospital
Catheter and Disposables Technology (CDT)
Catholic Healthcare West
Charleston Area Medical Center
CNA Insurance
CNH Global
Commonwealth Health Corporation
Creative Healthcare Solutions
CyMed
Dade Behring
Decatur Memorial Hospital
Fairview Health Services
FHP Health Care
Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee
Good Samaritan Health System
Health Alliance
Heartland Health
Johns Hopkins
Luthern Memorial
Mayo Clinic
Mcleod Regional Medical Center
MedCath
Medrad Inc.
MEDTOX Scientific, Inc.
Morton Plant Mease Health
Mount Carmel Health
National Board of Medical Examiners
New England Medical Center in Boston
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics
Park Nicollet Medical Center
Parkview Hospital
Pullman Memorial Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital At Hamilton
Roche Diagnostics
Scottsdale Healthcare
Seton Medical Center
Source Medical Solutions
Spacelabs Medical
St Francis Medical Center
St. John Health (SJH)
St. Jude Medical
Stanford University Medical Center-Department of Radiology
The Nemours Foundation Children’s Hospital
Thibodaux Regional Medical Center
Trinity Health
University of Virginia (UVA) Medical Center
UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Varian Medical Systems
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Virtua Health
Vytra Health Plans
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (a Care New England hospital)
Yale-New Haven Hospital

For more information on Six Sigma in Healthcare visit: iSixSigma Healthcare

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Brit Watts

Please feel free to include Bay Medical center in Panama City, FL to your list. We have been engaged in Six Sigma for two years and are regular contributors to the IQPC and WCBF conferences nationwide. I would love to see a com[iled list if one has been updated since August 2005.

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Jennifer

I appreciate you compiling a list of companies now practicing six sigma solutions. I really think it is a great resource, plus it shows how many companies are adopting these practices. The great thing is that six sigma practices can and is being used for non traditional industries like healthcare, which can reduce infection rates, medical errors, and increase ed turnover. This is a link I found helpful for implementing Six sigma healthcare.

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