The IQPC 3rd Nordic Process Excellence Summit was held in Stockholm on June 15-16, 2011 and was moderated by René Lauterbach. This document highlights some of the success stories and learnings shared by the highly experienced speakers.
Swedish hospital group experiences 75 % Six Sigma project success rate and 40 000 € net cost savings per project
Dr Svante Lifvergren, Development Director at the Skaraborg Hospital Group
Preparing for a future with growing challenges within health care, the Skaraborg Hospital Group (SHG) became the first Swedish hospital group to roll out a successful Six Sigma programme. A training plan was rolled out during four years for the 4500 employees, leading to 3500 White Belts, 300 Green Belts, 55 Black Belts and 2 Master Black Belts. … read on »
The proven benefit of a properly implemented Continuous Improvement Program (CIP) for mid size companies and corporations is indisputable. Numerous companies around the globe appreciate the economical value add (EVA) resulting out of the creative and innovative activities form the Continuous Improvement Process. The approach of any Continuous Improvement Program (e.g. CIP, KVP, KAIZEN) embraces the entire workforce to maximize knowledge and learning. In addition to the cross-departmental and measurable increase of productivity & top line growth (TLG) a huge positive impact is being observed on quality, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction and EHS (Environment, Health and Safety) shift. … read on »
Process Improvement on Demand facilitates every company an easy approach as efficient progress of sustainable process optimization. Continuous process improvement is a requirement in our globalized world with constantly increasing demand on consistency and quality from our customers. It is critical to follow a pragmatic as efficient path to deliver results. As a smart fox in nature – which is considered as perfectly adapted to the ecosystem – companies need to fit into the ecosystem of the markets.
Customer satisfaction, gained out of an uninterrupted observation of the market demand, is the only guarantor for sustainable growth (Voice of the Customer, VOC).
Continuous efficiency improvements of your production … read on »