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Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare

Oriel STAT A MATRIX’s healthcare consultants can help you enhance the quality of your services, reduce costs, and increase patient safety and satisfaction with Lean Six Sigma.

Control costs and deliver better care. It’s the mandate for hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare organizations. And now service quality and patient outcomes are receiving greater scrutiny from the marketplace and government regulators.

Meet these challenges with help from Oriel STAT A MATRIX. Our healthcare consultants can bring the benefits of Lean Six Sigma, a performance improvement methodology, to your organization. We have led many successful Lean Six Sigma (LSS) initiatives for healthcare organizations - including some of the first ever LSS initiatives conducted in these organizations.

What is Lean Six Sigma?

Lean Six Sigma is a blend of two concepts: Lean, which is aimed at reducing waste by breaking down processes and segregating waste from value, and Six Sigma, which helps companies reduce process variation and errors by applying quality and statistical tools. Together they help companies reap the benefits of faster processes with lower cost and higher quality.

Lean Six Sigma was originally developed to improve manufacturing efficiency and quality. Now all types of industries, including healthcare, are adopting Lean Six Sigma to get measurable positive results.

The benefits of Lean Six Sigma for healthcare organizations include:

Increased patient satisfaction and care

  • Decreased medical and prescription errors
  • Reduced wait times and less variation in services provided
  • Safer, more efficient emergency departments
  • Fewer complaints
  • Higher patient satisfaction scores

Reduced costs/cost savings

  • Less rework and waste
  • Optimized supply chain management
  • Better financials and higher annual savings
  • Enhanced recruiting and retention power

Increased physician and staff satisfaction

  • Dramatically improved throughput: the rate at which the organization delivers its services
  • Improved processes and reduced redundancies
  • Reduced scheduling delays
  • Fewer physician complaints
  • Enhanced working conditions for clinicians and staff
  • Greater clinical staff retention

Stronger growth

  • Elimination of system redundancies, bottlenecks, and waste
  • Greater ability to address challenges across the system

Whether you are just starting to think about applying Lean Six Sigma in your organization or want to boost your current efforts, Oriel STAT A MATRIX's healthcare consultants can help you every step of the way.

Provided below are a variety of practice related white papers, market updates and case studies.

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