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Reducing medication errors using lean six sigma methodology in a Thai hospital: an action research study
Abstract Purpose The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the use of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and its associated tools to reduce dispensing errors in an inpatient pharmacy of a teaching hospital in Thailand. Design/me ...
An exploratory study into the use of Lean Six Sigma to reduce medication errors in the Norwegian public healthcare context
Purpose: Medication errors are a significant cause of injury in Norwegian hospitals. The purpose of this study is to explore how Lean Six Sigma has been utilised in the Norwegian public healthcare context to reduce ...
A study into the reasons for process improvement project failures: results from a pilot survey
Purpose Process improvement initiatives, such as Lean, Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma, typically have common characteristics that are carried through projects. Whilst a project’s performance is an important determinant of ...
An exploratory study into the use of lean six sigma to reduce medication errors in the Norwegian public healthcare context
Purpose Medication errors are a significant cause of injury in Norwegian hospitals. The purpose of this study is to explore how Lean Six Sigma (LSS) has been used in the Norwegian public health-care context to reduce ...
Operations strategy development and implementation: a self assessment matrix
(Irish Manufacturing Committee, 1996)
In both the increasingly competitve and the continuously changing business environment existing today, increasing pressure is placed on companies to maintain and improve their profitability. Managment teams are becoming ...
Barriers and waste in the research grant application process in higher education through a Lean Six Sigma lens
(De Gruyter, 2020-09)
Higher education institutions (HEIs) typically generate income from two main sources; student fees and research income. In contrast, the predominant waste streams in HEIs tend to include; (1) assignment/examination mark ...