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"Modified Approach" Article Promotes Lean Processes and Identifies Lean Wastes

Related Categories: Evaluation, Performance Management and Quality Improvement (PMQI), Quality Improvement Demonstrations, Quality Improvement Results

Topic: Performance Management and Quality Improvement

Date: 8/2/2010

“Modified Approach,” written by John W. Moran and Grace L. Duffy, was included in the August 2010 edition of the Six Sigma Forum Magazine. This article presents the goal of a lean culture: “to build a better, faster, more efficient and streamlined process.” The article shows work flow processes and demonstrates areas where challenges may arise and how those challenges may be overcome. The authors identify lean wastes with pertinent examples for the public health field. These authors show knowledge and understanding of the obstacles faced by public health professionals in planning for the future as well as meeting everyday challenges.

 

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"Modified Approach" Article Promotes Lean Processes and Identifies Lean Wastes