Process improvement approaches, such as Lean Six Sigma, have no shortage of powerful tools to apply in trying to assess a situation and then implementing change. How, then, to pick those that may have the most bang for the buck for someone relatively new to the field or on their first PI project? Continue reading
Many activities require a basic vocabulary, shared with other practitioners. Below are some of the graphical symbols most commonly used in A3 development.
The concurrent management of a multitude of projects competing for scarce resources in a changing regulatory and economic environment poses a serious challenge to many healthcare organizations. Clearly, doing a proper job of managing requirements, including their development and tracing from ideas to specifications, to conceptual designs, and then to “as built” designs, is important.