By Roderick A. Munro

This e-book is for these in healthcare practices whose customers/payers should be encouraging or requiring them to take advantage of Lean Six Sigma within the office, or to easily increase the way in which healthcare is being supplied. The e-book is meant to be a easy, easy-to-read, quickly and convenient connection with the method development subject matters which are so vital in healthcare. the 1st seven sections of the booklet hide the fundamentals of Lean Six Sigma ( what's Lean Six Sigma? via a Lean Six Sigma street Map for the perform ) and the way it may be utilized and carried out within the perform. the rest of the pocket consultant offers a quick description of some of the instruments and methodologies utilized in Lean Six Sigma. every one dialogue has purposefully been stored brief and straightforward to permit for uncomplicated figuring out. additionally integrated are suggestions of ways or whilst to take advantage of the instrument

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Teams T he first thing we need to look at with respect to teams is the difference between a team and a group. A group (as in a natural work group or department within the Practice) is a collection of individuals who may be working toward a common goal but who are not necessarily interdependent. A team is a group of people who have come together for a specific common purpose— often to be accomplished within a specific time frame—and has established a common definition of what the members will be doing.

Just because we are doing the same things we have done before, do our customers/patients still want the same things from us? How many handwritten or typed letters, memos, scripts, and so on, do you Your Role in Lean Six Sigma 15 see in a typical Practice today? Most work is now done on computers and sent electronically. We are beginning a journey of continual improvement that can be used in our work and our daily lives. Some of us have been on this journey for some time while others may just be starting.

Maybe a golf score within the range 100 to 105 would be a good 11 12 Your Role in Lean Six Sigma Which provides more insight? Game number Golf score 180 185 190 195 200 205 112 119 102 104 100 ? or Golf Scores Score 125 115 105 95 170 175 180 185 190 Game number 195 200 205 What is your prediction for game number 205? Figure 4 More insight. guess. Could you say anything about the golfer in general? Now take a look at the graph of the same numbers (this is called a run chart), and a lot of information becomes very clear.

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