Lean Manufacturing

Applying Lean to Hospital Emergency Rooms blog header
Applying Lean to Hospital Emergency Rooms blog header

Applying Lean to Hospital Emergency Rooms

Lean transformation is an approach whose core idea is to maximize customer value in the production of goods and the delivery of services. Those working in the automotive, manufacturing, or processing industries are likely familiar with the principles of lean transformation. Professionals in other industries are also noticing the benefits of lean, especially those in the healthcare industry. Kettering University Online Master of Science in Lean Manufacturing is the only program of its kind in the United States and offers a certificate in healthcare management.
Eliminating Waste with Lean Principles blog header
Eliminating Waste with Lean Principles blog header

Eliminating Waste with Lean Principles

In today’s global marketplace, many businesses incorporate Lean to eliminate waste & add value to products and services.
Tips for Setting Up a Successful Lean Manufacturing Facility
Tips for Setting Up a Successful Lean Manufacturing Facility

Tips for Setting Up a Successful Lean Manufacturing Facility

If you are considering building a new lean facility or applying lean tools to your current company, these tips and examples can help get you started.

Lean Manufacturing: The Right People in the Right Places
Lean Manufacturing: The Right People in the Right Places

Lean Manufacturing: The Right People in the Right Places

Organizational leaders often implement lean production processes but forget that business success also depends on making sure employees are well suited to their tasks.

Why Go Lean?
Why Go Lean?

Why Go Lean?

The concept of Lean was originated in the automotive industry but continues to expand from manufacturing into a range of businesses and service areas.
Lean Manufacturing and Safety
Lean Manufacturing and Safety

Lean Manufacturing and Safety

Keeping workers safe while streamlining manufacturing processes to increase production is sometimes challenging. Incorporating safety measures into lean processes helps reduce the types of incidents that can disrupt productivity and threaten a company’s bottom line.

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