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Week 7 Activity:
Lean and Six Sigma in Health Care
In this formative activity you will explore Lean and Six Sigma concepts applied to health care for process and performance improvement. Consider how Lean and Six Sigma could be applied to improve health care economics and the application of health care financial and funding models. You will write a paper to summarize the concepts of Lean and Six Sigma and the application of Lean and Six Sigma in a selected case study.
Read the Using DMAIC To Improve Nursing Shift-Change Assignments case study. Your assignment is based upon it. (If desired, you can download a PDF version of the case study if you agree to a free registration on the ASQ site)
Write 1–2 pages in which you:
Summarize the application of Lean and Six Sigma in the case study.
Describe ways in which Lean and Six Sigma could be applied to improve health care economics and the application of health care financial and funding models.
Use at least two sources to support your writing. Choose sources that are credible, relevant, and appropriate. Cite each source listed on your source page at least one time within your assignment. For help with research, writing, and citation, access the library or review library guides.
Using DMAIC To Improve Nursing Shift-Change Assignments.
What Is Six Sigma? (Optional)
Institution Release Statement