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Power Up Your Work Practices
Standardized work practices have long been in place in many manufacturing businesses. The standard work practice concept is a part of an approach to process improvement
Process Assessment Tools
Creating a Lean Wareshouse
There are many factors that can delay order processing within a HME warehouse operation. Applying lean concepts can reduce barriers - this articles provides a general overview of basic lean concepts.
HME providers can leverage lean strategies to transform office operations by reducing wasteful practices. Using lean techniques to address common office workflow problems can lead to a decrease in associated hidden costs
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Interview - Lean Concepts (with HME Magazine)
This interview answered the question - how does a small HME business get started on a lean journey?
Creating the Lean Physician Medical Practice (recorded webinar)
This practical, how-to webinar session will clearly and succinctly provide an overview of the six proven "success steps" for implementing lean in any healthcare environment: with a special emphasis on the physician practice. Contact Us for access info.
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A Lean Perspective - The Power of Process Consistency
This article discusses and summarizes the importance of consistency - including the role of front-line leaders, accountability, and "hard-wiring" vital behaviors to ensure people follow defined processes.
Don't Let Performance Improvement Fatigue Set In
This article summarizes the importance of standard work along with a brief discussion of general process improvement principles within an office (HME or homecare) operation.
Lessons from Toyota
This article helped to introduce lean thinking concepts and techniques to the HME industry and it helped to launch my consulting practice in both the HME and homecare space.