When Baxter Health Care, a US health provider, carried out a cost savings initiative it based it on lean manufacturing. A value stream map identified the main processes to be targeted as energy, eater and materials. A further map broke down each process into smaller processes. Cycle times, value-added and other relevant calculations were added to the map and then all the processes in which improvement to be made were identified. The result a water saving of 1700 gallons per day and cost savings ...

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14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
6.1.1 Plan key production & delivery processes

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