Tag: Lean

Lean and the IT Dept

Too often, I see organizations with robust Lean/Six Sigma departments yet there is a complete disconnect with Information Technology. Where an opportunity could exist to integrate a Lean approach to technology implementations, there is a void. Lean/Six Sigma often focuses on operational efforts and quality initiatives, which is not inappropriate by any means, but does […]

Is Lean Relevant?

Some people may argue that Lean is a fad or doesn’t really apply to the healthcare market. We have always disagreed with this position. Now that the US Government has saddled the healthcare community with a host of requirements, restrictions, and reduced reimbursements, these organizations need to find ways to squeeze every bit of value […]

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