provides advisory services, using Six Sigma methods, to healthcare systems. Virtua has seen significant tangible benefits from its Six Sigma program. ...
... "But that doesn't mean hospitals can't run more efficiently than they do today, as Virtua's case makes clear. The nonprofit chain was one of the first U.S. hospitals to adopt Six Sigma, a system inspired by Japanese auto giant Toyota Motor Corp, named by mobile phone maker Motorola Inc and refined by American industrial giants including GE and Caterpillar Inc. " ...
Via KGMI: Healthcare Improvements
Virtua integrates its Six Sigma problem solving into an employee toolkit. ...Six Sigma at Virtua Health in New Jersey
: "The Six Sigma Tool Kit is a statistical problem-solving approach driven by patient/customer expectations in order to improve business operations. "
The company's Six Sigma program focuses on improving patient care. ...Virtua Health Six Sigma Improves Patient Care
: "Measurable results having a positive impact on patient care, employee morale and the organization's bottom line have been realized through the use of the tool kit ... "
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