As a result of introducing Six Sigma in 1998, the Commonwealth Health Corporation, in Kentucky, USA generated annualised savings of $276,188 in improved billing, and also decreased its annual radiology expenses by $595,296 within 18 months. From an investment of $1.25 million in Six Sigma, the organisation saved $2.9 million by December 2001. Commonwealth Health used Six-Sigma for: 1) Medical Error Reductions; 2) Reducing patient falls; 3) Reducing errors from high-risk medications; 4) Reducing ...

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6.4.1 Improve process/service performance

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