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Healthcare workers face a number of serious safety and health hazards, but also challenges with quality of patient care, medical facility process improvement and waste reduction.

A famous Chinese proverb proclaims: Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to
fish, and you have fed him for a lifetime.” This ancient maxim applies to teaching process improvement
skills to medical facilities. 
Its important that leaders reduce medical care operations expenses by equipping employees with the quality tools needed to drive process improvement in every facet of this dynamic healthcare organization crisis but also provide a safe work environment to employees and patients.

LEAN Six Sigma HealthcareLEAN Six Sigma Healthcare Solutions

LEAN Six Sigma Healthcare is a quality methodology philosophy focusing on breakthroughs in healthcare improvements and incorporates Lean philosophies with the Six Sigma methodology. Six Sigma focuses on improving efficiency and reducing variability in all types of business or manufacturing processes. LEAN Six Sigma focuses on reducing waste and increasing efficiency in a manufacturing or business process.

 

 

Healthcare Safety Training

Healthcare Safety Solutions

Did you know that healthcare industry workers had one of the highest rates of injury and illnesses?

 In 2010, the healthcare and social assistance industry reported more injury and illness cases than any other private industry sector — 653,900 cases. 

Healthcare workers face a number of serious safety and health hazards. They include bloodborne pathogens and biological hazards, potential chemical and drug exposures, waste anesthetic gas exposures, respiratory hazards, ergonomic hazards from lifting and repetitive tasks, laser hazards, workplace violence, hazards associated with laboratories, and radioactive material and x-ray hazards. Some of the potential chemical exposures include formaldehyde, used for preservation of specimens for pathology; ethylene oxide, glutaraldehyde, and peracetic acid used for sterilization; and numerous other chemicals used in healthcare laboratories.

 

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Healthcare Safety Training

Healthcare Safety Solutions

Occupational Safety & Healthcare Training for Healthcare Professionals Did you know that healthcare industry workers had one of the highest rates of injury and illnesses?  In 2010, the healthcare and social assistance industry reported more injury and illness cases than any other private industry sector — 653,900 cases.  Healthcare workers face a number of serious …

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LEAN Six Sigma Healthcare

LEAN Six Sigma Healthcare

  LEAN Six Sigma Healthcare Value Steam Mapping and 5S/6S Workshop LEAN Six Sigma Healthcare is a quality methodology philosophy focusing on breakthroughs in healthcare improvements and incorporates Lean philosophies with the Six Sigma methodology. Six Sigma focuses on improving efficiency and reducing variability in all types of business or manufacturing processes. LEAN Six Sigma …

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