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.
- 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