[Histonet] RE: A good "lean" consultant for a pathology lab
Janice.Mahoney <@t> alegent.org
Wed Dec 16 13:44:47 CST 2009
I'd highly recommend Randy Stephens.
randystephens <@t> mac.com
Jan Mahoney, Omaha, NE
From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu [mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of Perkocha, Luke
Sent: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 12:57 PM
To: 'histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu'
Subject: [Histonet] A good "lean" consultant for a pathology lab
We are a multi-site academic AP-only laboratory and are looking for recommendations for process improvement consultants/trainers with experience with Lean, Six-sigma and other process improvement tools. We would like to bring someone in initially to help with a couple of small projects, with goals of:
1. Improving both process and physical environment to increase efficiency and reduce the chance of error (improve patient safety) in the EM lab.
2. Simultaneously providing some training, so that some tools and competencies are left over in the Department in this area.
If this is a good experience, we would like to look at larger divisions (i.e. gross room, histology, specimen transport and receipt, professional sign-out, etc.) or more of the overall production process.
There are so many consultants out there. Can anyone recommend someone or a group that is both competent and cost-effective, and can handle both the project itself, plus some training around it - hopefully with a track record of success in similar lab situations? Many thanks for your help!
Luke.perkocha <@t> ucsf.edu<mailto:Luke.perkocha <@t> ucsf.edu>
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