Lean and Six Sigma Management System

1. How and why are Lean and Six Sigma systems used to streamline processes within a health care environment?

2. How do lean management systems and Lean Six Sigma (LSS) influence the ways a health organization allocates and distributes its budget? How do the financial considerations of a health care organization relate to its strategies to improve and sustain quality care?

3. Evaluate the relationships between lean management, Lean Six Sigma, and continuous quality improvement. How do these models impact, encourage, or influence the ability of a health care organization to provide continuous quality care?