Meeting Regulatory Compliance with Standard Work and Action Triggers in Just Six Days
Lean Sigma delivered “Important Message from Medicare”, explaining patient rights.
CRH-Regulatory Compliance (pdf)
Patient placement increased floor utilization 30%, reduced staffing, saving $608,000/year
The solution required simultaneously addressing patient classification and bed assignment, demand profile, hospital geography, staffing, and skills matrix.
CRH-Patient Placement (pdf)
Physician Order to Nurse-Aware Medication Available Time Reduced by 45 Percent.
A critical factor in safe patient medication administration is the timely response to new or changed physician orders.
Radiology Improved Processes, Reduced Procedure Time and Increased Volume and Revenue
Patient flow in the Radiology Department was enhanced through a succession of Lean Sigma projects.
CRH-Radiology Services (pdf)
Reduced Cycle Time in CT Department from 21 minutes to 13 minutes: 38 percent
This study illustrates the use of O.E.E. to reduce cycle time in a CT Department.
Hospital-Wide Deployment Improved Patient Satisfaction, Safety and Financial Benefits
This case study describes one hospital’s experience in the first two years of Lean Sigma implementation…
Improving Inpatient Discharge Cycle Time and Patient Satisfaction
Using the Lean Sigma methodology and DMAIC roadmap, this case study illustrates a project which greatly reduced the cycle time…
Reducing Average Length of Stay in Minor Treatment Center by over 50 percent in 4.5 days.
This study follows a kaizen event at the Minor Treatment Center in a Miami hospital’s emergency department…
Reducing Discharged Not Final Billed Resulting in One-Time Cash Exceeding $2 Million.
Hospitals need to aggressively pursue payments in order to deliver the highest-quality care to their patients…
Reducing the Pend Rate for Insufficient Clinical Information
Using Lean Sigma and the DMAIC roadmap, a managed care organization reduced the rate of cases pending…
Manufacturer saves $690,000 in storage fees while avoiding millions in additional projects
Using Discovery Event methodology, this study shows how a chemical manufacturer was able to reduce its fleet by 20%…
Increasing Capacity and Reducing Costs in Chemical Batch Manufacturing Process
This case study illustrates how using a combination of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies can increase capacity while…
Days Sales Outstanding Reduced from 38 to 31 Days, Realizing Nearly $7,000,000
In order to reduce delinquent dollars in the customer payment process…
Shared Services Organization: Six Sigma Produced Savings of $34 MM Across Company
Several problems identified, customers mentioned product shipping…
Operations Improvement: Reduced Rework from 55% to 20%, Saving $325,000 Annual.
Before project, there was no clear definition of “good” and “bad”…
Five-day Discovery Event and Kaizen saves a major railroad $858,000 in parts and labor
Using SBTI’s Discovery Event and Kaizen methods, our client was able to achieve a $858,000 savings…
Reducing Cycle Times and Speed of Batch Processing in Automotive Coatings Process
Using the Kaizen process, opportunities for quick improvements and substantial annualized savings are discovered…
Titled “Mission Breakthrough”, apparel retailer returns five times investment in two years.
Leveraging engaged top management and following proven program practices, this case study shows…