Lean Six Sigma in Hospitals
Although Lean Six Sigma has its origins in manufacturing, many services effectively use it. One such example is the Oncology Department at UC San Diego Health.
The Oncology Department applied a variety of Lean Six Sigma tools to produce $3.73 million in additional annual revenue.
The main source of waste was identified to be the way that several cancer drugs were used in dosing. These drugs were placed in a vial by the manufacturer with a single use dosage concept. In many […]