Sponsored by the Healthcare Practice Specialty: Designing an Emergency Management Program Utilizing Lean Six Sigma

Description: Have you ever wondered if lean six sigma methodologies could successfully be employed to design a corporate emergency management program? This session will share the presenterís experience in utilizing lean six sigma techniques to design an emergency management program for a healthcare system consisting of twenty-six acute care hospitals and five medical foundations. Each step in the lean six sigma design process will be addressed with particular attention paid to project outcomes and lessons learned. Regardless of industry focus, any attendee involved in emergency management will find this session valuable.
  Instructor(s): Mark A. Shirley, CSP, REA, Sutter Health Risk Services, Sacramento, CA
  Level: I A