All posts tagged “lean

Meet Isaac Mitchell

Industrial engineering success stories A series of blogs presented by IISE President Michael Foss ATTN: Business and company leaders whom aspire to excel Meet Isaac Mitchell, Director, Lean Continuous Improvement, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering, University of Tennessee “Looking for applications… Read More

‘Engineering’ Patient Safety

By Lukasz Mazur: Most continuous quality improvement (CQI) programs in healthcare industry are nowadays structured to transform leaders into effective change agents, design efficient, effective, and ‘waste-free’ workplaces, and develop people into creative problem solvers. However, despite many ‘positive’ reports about CQI programs in the… Read More