Archives for April 2013

5S: It’s Not Just a Pretty Facility

By Nancy Kay, Senior Consultant, Daniel Penn Associates LLC Today’s Lean operational principles begin with implementing 5S, which stands for Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize and Sustain. 5S is “A place for everything and everything in its … [Read more...]

Lean Hospital Roadmap Training

Join Us April 23-25, 2013 in Tampa, Florida Just as in manufacturing environments, there’s a "standard work" method for hospitals to reduce risk and make rapid improvements. On April 23-25, I’ll be joining Gerard Leone and Richard D. Rahn of … [Read more...]