Gemba Academy for Healthcare
Lean and Six Sigma principles can be leveraged in virtually any industry, and healthcare is no exception. From maximizing operating room usage, to improving communication between doctors and nurses, to reducing medical supply waste and ER wait times, there are countless ways that continuous improvement can have a profound impact on your facility.
Our personalized process leads to success
Our engaging video-based curriculum teaches you how to remove the struggle so you can focus on what matters most: the patients.
What Can Lean and Six Sigma Do for You?
Lean improvements don’t have to be drastic to yield impressive results.
The Endoscopy team at Franciscan Health in Indianapolis noticed that their patients were struggling to swallow the nasty liquid required for an already uncomfortable probe procedure. A simple switch to applesauce not only greatly increased patient satisfaction, but now saves the organization $30,000 annually.
Whether you’re a small private practice, a hospital network, or a nonprofit organization, we will work with you to find a subscription package that best meets your needs. Some of our healthcare customers have included:
Review just some of our training material relevant to healthcare.
- 3P Production Preparation Process A3 Thinking Learn More Standard Work Culture of Kaizen Design of Experiments How to Do Brainstorming The Eight Types of Waste in Healthcare Toyota Kata Essentials Top 10 Lessons Learned from Practicing the Toyota Kata Approach in Healthcare TWI - Training Within Industry Mercy Medical Center - Building Consensus before Walls Lean Journey Interviews: CCBRT Tanzania Lean Healthcare Case Study: Franciscan Health Siouxland Lean Conference - 2014 Siouxland Lean Conference - 2015 Lean Kanban NA - Managing Risk Lean Leadership Week 2015 Mark Graban - Healthcare Kaizen Mark Graban - Lean Hospitals Mark Graban & Gregory Jacobson - A Doctor's Perspective on Kaizen in Healthcare Michael Lombard - 10 Lessons from Practicing Toyota Kata Lean Healthcare
- GA 067 | Lean Dentistry with Dr. Sami Bahri, DDS GA 071 | Practicing Lean with Mark Graban GA 231 | How to Think Scientifically in Healthcare with Maurene Stock and Katie Melching GA 189 | How to Use Kata in Healthcare with Brandon Brown GA 156 | The Current State of Lean in Healthcare with Mark Graban and Joe Swartz GA 337 | Making the Best of Bad Circumstances with Skip Steward
- Applying 3P to Healthcare & Beyond How Applesauce Saves a Hospital $30,000 per Year Where Does Lean Apply in Hospitals? Deeply Understanding Improvement with Edgar Schein & John Shook Improving Healthcare Delivery by Studying Toyota Applying Flow to Healthcare Leverage Learning Environments to Create Customer Value