Hospitals across the St. Louis area – and the country – are employing the concepts and tools used for decades by manufacturing companies to make operations more efficient and quality more consistent. Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma are overlapping process-improvement strategies that aim to take the waste out of a process while standardizing the process itself.

 

Read the full article from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper by clicking on the link below:

 

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