The 2009 ASQ Hospital Survey examined the use of Lean and Six Sigma as cost-cutting methods in US hospitals. Seventy seven hospitals participated in the on-line survey and their responses revealed that: 1, 53% used some form of lean. 2. 4% had fully deployed lean. 3. 42% used some form of Six Sigma. 4. 8% had fully deployed Six Sigma. 5. 11% were are not familiar with lean or Six Sigma....

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14.3.2 Implement an improvement approach/method/technique
11.1.4 Manage cash flow

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