Cardinal Health Pursues Lean Six Sigma Excellence Through Simulations
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January 30, 2009 — Cardinal Health, an $87 billion global manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies and technologies, uses innovative Lean Six Sigma training methods to pursue their goal of total process and safety excellence. In a February webcast available to the public, Cardinal Health will reveal the details and principles underlying their success. Co-hosted by MoreSteam.com, the leading global provider of online Lean Six Sigma training and blended learning technology, this webcast will explore Cardinal Health’s application of online classes and simulations to produce more capable Lean Six Sigma professionals.
Working with partners across the industry, Cardinal Health relentlessly focuses on healthcare safety and productivity. Their goals: Zero errors. Zero waste. Zero lost revenue. Zero of the challenges that divert focus from patient care. On February 19, Holly Stein, Director of Operational Excellence at Cardinal Health will discuss Cardinal’s worldwide deployment and how the company uses simulated practice to produce confident Belts with enough experience to complete projects leading to Cardinal’s goals.
The Webcast will be held at 11:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, February 19, 2009. This online session will be free and open to the public. Ms. Stein will cover the evolution of simulated learning, the benefits of simulated practice in today’s demanding economic environment, the Top Ten Insights about simulation learning in the field, and evaluation criteria to assess the fit of simulation for a Lean Six Sigma deployment. Ms. Stein’s co-presenter will be Bill Hathaway, founder and CEO of MoreSteam.com.
The webcast is designed to be helpful to Lean Six Sigma deployments of all sizes and levels of maturity. “Cardinal Health is one of several exceptional companies that we work with. They are setting new, higher standards for their process improvement training, “Hathaway explained. “Their use of simulations to increase the ratio of practice to performance has delivered valuable benefits to Cardinal Health, specifically through the students’ engagement and retention of the material.”
To register for this free, unique event, visit http://www.moresteam.com/moresteam_news.cfm.
MoreSteam.com is the leading global provider of online Lean Six Sigma training and blended learning technology, serving over 1,200 corporate clients and over 20% of the Fortune 500 with a full suite of Lean Six Sigma e-Learning courses, Engine Room® data analysis software, TRACtion® online project tracking software, CrucibleTM online testing, and SigmaSim® online DMAIC simulations and games. MoreSteam.com was launched in the year 2000 in response to the high cost of traditional Six Sigma training and tools, and has now trained over 150,000 Lean Six Sigma professionals. MoreSteam’s mission is to enable people to advance the performance of their organizations by delivering powerful tools for process improvement to the widest possible audience at the lowest price available.