Lean Six Sigma for Hospitals Certification

Course Overview

As with most companies providing services to people, hospitals encounter a host of problems in their processes, practices, people, and delivery of services. While many of these are simple in nature, some are serious enough to cause consequences that are not just expensive but fatal as well. These serious issues include, but are not limited to, improper patient flow, dangerous delays, operational errors, clinical mistakes, costly healthcare services, and poor management. Fortunately, all these problems can be resolved through the adoption, proper implementation, and sustenance of Lean Six Sigma methods and practices.

Lean Six Sigma is a method of improvement that relies on team effort to systematically remove “waste” or unnecessary activities that hinder the efficiency and effectiveness of an enterprise’s operational processes. Hospitals that have adopted the key tools, tenets and strategies of Lean Six Sigma have reported dramatic improvements in their service delivery, patient satisfaction, and employee engagement. They have also seen significant reduction in medical mistakes and operational errors.

Develop better understanding of Lean Six Sigma and learn how its principles, tools, and methods can be applied to achieve improvements in hospital processes and practices by taking this Lean Six Sigma Hospitals Certification. The course clearly defines what Lean Six Sigma is and explains its key principles and strategies and how they can be used to get the best out of a hospital’s practices and processes. It also offers guidance on how to use Lean Six Sigma to improve overall service quality by accelerating patient flow, improving the emergency department and operating room, reducing defects, errors and mistakes, and sustaining improvements.

Main Audience

The course works well for people involved in overseeing hospitals, and want to learn how to use Lean Six Sigma to create effective systems and processes or fine-tune existing ones. It is also recommended for those who are planning to get into such careers as performance improvement specialist, business risk analyst, project manager, hospital process improvement officer, and lean coach.

Topics Covered

The Lean Six Sigma for Hospitals Certification course arms you with knowledge and tools to understand Lean Six Sigma in-depth and implement it within the hospital setting—from enhancing service delivery to eliminating errors and mistakes in medical and operational activities and beyond. The course goes through core topics that include:

  • Steps for quicker turn-around time for hospital activities and processes
  • Increasing hospital performance and quality of services for rapid progress
  • Understanding Lean’s principles and using them to accelerate patient flow and other procedures
  • Guide to a better emergency department, operating room, and clinical staff
  • Making use of Six Sigma to reduce defects, errors, and mistakes in hospital processes
  • Guide to providing faster and better hospital services for less
  • Achieving high profits through Six Sigma
  • Excel power tools to use for Lean Six Sigma
  • Looking at data for any improvement project
  • Sustaining the improvement process
  • Understanding laser-focused process innovation
  • Lean Six Sigma statistical tools
  • Proper approaches to implement Lean Six Sigma in hospitals
Course Duration

To provide maximum flexibility, there is no specific deadline of completion for this course. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go. Take note that the aforementioned learning hours is just an estimate. The duration to complete the entire course still depends on your learning pace. Since the course can be accessed anytime online, you may choose to learn the lessons in multiple sessions or cover the entire course in one go.

Course Certification

Upon finishing the Administrative Assistant Course, you will receive a certificate of completion from Skills on Projects. This certificate will be in PDF format and will be sent to the email address you have used on sign up. No additional fee will be charged to secure this certification. Use it to boost your CV and become an invaluable asset to your boss, your co-workers and your company.

Minimum Technological Requirements

Device and Browser

Access the course from any computer, laptop, tablet or mobile device. You also need an updated browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.

Pen and Paper

Important points are spread throughout the course. A pen and paper will come in handy in such situation, so you can jot down the things you need to remember.

Internet Access

To participate in the online aspects of the course, you need to have access to a stable Internet connection.

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