Rapid Process Improvement of Project Planning & Coordination

George Scarlatis, Biomedical Engineer VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System

George Scarlatis, Biomedical Engineer VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System

Mon. April 10: 8-9:15am

This presentation will describe lean performance philosophy and methodology along with a Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW). It will also present a case study of an RPIW for the hospital’s project planning and coordination process along with:

  • Describe reasons for action
  • Evaluate the original process
  • Identify the inefficiencies of the original process through gap analysis
  • Propose process improvements to reduce or eliminate the inefficiencies and achieve the target state
  • List countermeasures/solution approach
  • Describe implementation efforts and progress to date on the completion plan