Examples of Health-Care Organizations That Implemented Lean Six Sigma Projects (17)

Boston Medical  CenterProject to emphasize  diagnostic imagingCost savings and revenue increases of  more than $2.2 million
Rapides Regional  Medical CenterProject to increase  efficiency of emergency departmentDrop in wait times; increase in patients seen;  annual savings of more than $950,000
Valley Baptist  Health SystemProject to reduce surgery  cycle timeIncrease in annual capacity by 1,100  more cases, for potential income of $1.3 million
Yale–New Haven  Medical CenterMultiple projects in surgical  intensive care unit75% decrease in bloodstream infections,  for annual savings of ∼$1.2 million