Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare

Healthcare services concern the most delicate and
important processes for individuals and society.
Therefore, it is important that the design and operation of
healthcare facilities are highly efficient and result in optimal patient care.
Lean Healthcare provides an opportunity to transform healthcare organizations
into more efficient service providers.

Our mission is to provide a professional approach to improving healthcare processes

  • Improved quality of patient care
  • Improved attention to doctors and healthcare staff
  • Significant reduction and prevention of errors
  • Improved utilization of available resources
  • Lower operating costs
  • Improved communication and planning
  • Better communication between personnel and suppliers

Our Approach


Learn the basics

  • Background & history
  • Principles and philosophy
  • What is Lean and Six Sigma?
  • What is Lean Healthcare?

Define project and team

  • Define hospital processes
  • Preparation phase
  • Strategic plan
  • Form teams
  • Pilot project
  • Document project

Measure speed and quality

  • Process cycle times and performance
  • Current state map of processes
  • Validate measurement system
  • Process waste and variation


  • Work balance
  • Process walkthroughs
  • Bottlenecks and sources of variation

Improve flow and quality

  • 5S Housekeeping
  • Visual management
  • Continuous flow of value
  • Kanban for processes
  • Quick setups
  • Maintenance of medical equipment

Control Pace and quality

  • Standardized work
  • Error-proofing
  • Implement Lean Six Sigma across all processes

Would you like to learn more?

Our Services


LSSI training content summarizes more than 20 years of impactful continuous improvement experience. It has a theoretical foundation and integrates practical tools and methodologies. LSSI’s content development team consists of seasoned process improvement experts who develop relevant content, exercises, and simulation games based on real-world experience and business applications.


LSSI is more than a training organization. We also offer the value-added service of live onsite or online instructor-led coaching and guidance to ensure the success of your organization’s Lean Six Sigma projects.
LSSI’s experienced Master Black Belt coaches are available to provide expert input and guidance at every step of project implementation that is tailored to your organization’s needs and preferences.

Project Development

LSSI Master Black Belt instructors are also field experts. They have held senior leadership and management positions and have extensive experience guiding clients in successfully deploying Lean Six Sigma throughout their organizations – leading to increased productivity and substantial costs savings. 




Organizations employing Lean Six Sigma Institute training and coaching services can expect to achieve a substantial improvement in lead times when providing products and services to customers, a sustainable increase in quality, a significant improvement in safety, increased employee morale, greater customer satisfaction, and a considerable reduction in costs.


Since 1998, LSSI has trained over 65,000 Lean Six Sigma professionals and has helped production and service organizations from a wide variety of industries to implement Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies. Our certification is valid in more than 10 countries and is accredited by the CSSC.


Company Evaluation

Lean Company is a work philosophy to achieve the maximum potential of people and organizations. Lean Company provides you with a management system that integrates all areas of the organization into a single focus of  priorities, focuses on the efforts of teams at all levels, and emphasizes the essential value-added processes so that the delivery of value to the customer never stops.

Your Organization’s Health Starts Here

Or contact – info@leansixsigmainstitute.org

Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare

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