Date & Time
Monday, April 11, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
113 Improving Care in Medically Supervised Withdrawal Using Lean Six Sigma*

Lean Six Sigma is a process improvement methodology that can be employed to improve patient safety and quality of care. This talk will explore how to use this quality improvement method to address a correctional health care issue. Participants will learn the background of a problem related to medically supervised withdrawal patients and will review the results, methods, and outcome of a quality improvement project conducted to improve this process.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss the basis of the Lean Six Sigma quality improvement methodology
  • Describe how Lean Six Sigma can be applied to health care problems
  • Examine the results, outcome, and conclusion of the example quality improvement project

Level Intermediate