Lean Six Sigma related Dissertations from USA Universities

key words: (six sigma) (hospital) IN ABSTRACTS DISSERTATION

Mary C. McKenry Mary C. McKenry DEMING-BASED LEAN-SIX SIGMA APPLIED TO THE LENGTH OF STAY IN AN
URBAN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1283134039/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/3?accountid=13965
Susan Knapp Susan Knapp Assessment of the Relationship between Organizational Culture and
Six Sigma Implementation
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1018360443/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/4?accountid=13965
Melissa Shirley Martell-Rojas Melissa Shirley Martell-Rojas USING SIX SIGMA TO IMPROVE PATIENT FLOW
IN A HOSPITAL
http://search.proquest.com/docview/860135342/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/5?accountid=13965
4 Kellogg HOSPITAL LEAN AND SIX-SIGMA: IS THERE A FINANCIAL BENEFIT
http://search.proquest.com/docview/305254229/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/6?accountid=13965
  JOSEPH MARI USING DESIGN FOR SIX SIGMA TO DESIGN AN EQUIPMENT
DEPOT AT A HOSPITAL
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/304724152/Record/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/8?accountid=13965
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/304724152/Record/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/8?accountid=13965
6 Manimay Ghosh DESIGN RULES, METAROUTINES, AND BOUNDARY OBJECTS –
A FRAMEWORK FOR IMPROVING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/305273156/Record/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/9?accountid=13965

http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/305273156/Record/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/9?accountid=13965
7 Jason A. Hassenbusch Analysis of a Healthcare Organization’s Physician Billing System Overpayment Refund Process
http://search.proquest.com/docview/963525146/fulltextPDF/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/2?accountid=13965
8 HAMID S GHORAISH NEW APPROACH FOR MINIMIZING HUMAN ERRORS IN HOSPITAL OPERATING ROOMS BY USING RFID ALERTING SYSTEMS
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/1418268706/Record/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/1?accountid=13965
9 CRYSTAL LYNETTE POWELL DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING QUALITY PROGRAMS IN
HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATIONS
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/304444862/Record/FF263E3E20AF4C61PQ/7?accountid=13965

key words: (lean) (hospital) IN ABSTRACTS DISSERTATION

1 Sheila Serr Roszell Measuring Lean Management Penetration on the
Hospital Nursing Frontline: Instrument Development
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1440538893/187DA8AAF3D540DCPQ/1?accountid=13965
2 Rodney Hicks An Exploration of Healthcare Inventory and Lean Management in Minimizing Medical Supply Waste in Healthcare Organisations
http://search.proquest.com/dissertations/docview/1350640333/D6682C371489479FPQ/2?accountid=13965
3 AMY JUTILA OPTIMIZING THE USE OF A BAR CODE MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION SYSTEM
FOR NEWBORN PATIENTS USING A LEAN METHODOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK
http://search.proquest.com/dissertations/docview/1356842500/D6682C371489479FPQ/4?accountid=13965
4 Sonya R. Jacoby REDUCING HEART FAILURE READMISSIONS BY APPLYING
LEAN AND ADKAR IN SPECIALTY CLINICS
http://search.proquest.com/dissertations/pagepdf/1476183496/Record/D6682C371489479FPQ/5?accountid=13965
5 Michael Benjamin BARRIERS IN IMPLEMENTING THE 5S SYSTEM IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY http://search.proquest.com/dissertations/docview/1239171528/D6682C371489479FPQ/7?accountid=13965
6 Basel Abdulaal EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PROCESS FLOW IMPROVEMENT BASED ON EFFICIENT ARCHITECTURAL LAYOUT, LEAN CONCEPT AND POST-LEAN SIMULATION http://search.proquest.com/dissertations/docview/1199014893/D6682C371489479FPQ/8?accountid=13965
7 Kellen Dick Lean Implementation and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Bed Availability
Analysis via Simulation at the Winnipeg Children’s Hospital
http://search.proquest.com/dissertations/pagepdf/1312536985/Record/D6682C371489479FPQ/9?accountid=13965
8 Justin B. Rousek THE APPLICATION OF LEAN AND HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING
TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE QUALITY IN HEALTHCARE DELIVERY
http://search.proquest.com/dissertations/pagepdf/1034594390/Record/D6682C371489479FPQ/12?accountid=13965
9 Sunny Gill Application of LEAN Principles in the Emergency Departments within
Resource-constrained Environments – Kenya – a Pilot Project
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10 Dion L. Scott PROCESS PRINCIPLES AND IMPROVEMENTS:
A CASE STUDY OF THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
http://search.proquest.com/docview/863584941/87FF563664384A76PQ/15?accountid=13965
11 Carol Ann Quinsey Using a Visual Management System to
Reduce Variation in Chart Availability
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/903279100/Record/87FF563664384A76PQ/16?accountid=13965
12 NIKITA SOLANKI CONTINUOUS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT IN A HOSPITAL
PHARMACY: A CASE FOR LEAN AND INVENTORY
MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/750857188/Record/87FF563664384A76PQ/19?accountid=13965
13 Janet K. Cardillo TOOLS OF TOYOTA LEAN/RAPID IMPROVEMENT EVENTS WHICH ARE
SUCCESSFUL AND CONTRIBUTE TO QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN A HOSPITAL
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/860328023/Record/87FF563664384A76PQ/25?accountid=13965
14 SUVARNA SUNDARAM DEVELOPING A STAFFING MODEL AND IMPROVING WORK
PRACTICES OF A HOSPITAL PHARMACY SYSTEM
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/220006917/Record/87FF563664384A76PQ/28?accountid=13965
15 Henry Alvarez MANAGING CENTRAL SUPPLY REPLENISHMENT:
UTILIZING LEAN METHODOLOGIES TO ELIMINATE PROCESS WASTE
WITHIN AN EMERGENCY ROOM ENVIRONMENT
http://search.proquest.com/docview/304765517/87FF563664384A76PQ/29?accountid=13965
16 AHMAD M. EZZEDDINE LEAN INDICATORS IN HOSPITAL/HEALTHCARE SETTINGS AND THE
ROLE OF LEADERSHIP IN THE DIFFUSION OF PERFORMANCE
IMPROVEMENT STRATEGIES
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/304968886/Record/87FF563664384A76PQ/30?accountid=13965

key words: (process improvement) (hospital) IN ABSTRACTS DISSERTATION

1 WILLIAM VINCENT PADULA III COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF QUALITY IMPROVEMENT INTERVENTIONS FOR
PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION IN U.S. ACADEMIC HOSPITALS
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1450066162/143BC9F7894B4B8FPQ/5?accountid=13965
2 Justin Mathew Glasgow A CRITICAL EVALUATION OF HEALTHCARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT AND HOW ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT DRIVES PERFORMANCE http://search.proquest.com/docview/1419440003/143BC9F7894B4B8FPQ/10?accountid=13965
3 Molly Cassaro Jones USING DISCRETE EVENT SIMULATION TO IMPROVE
THE PATIENT CARE PROCESS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF A
RURAL KENTUCKY HOSPITAL
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/1478015137/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/16?accountid=13965
4 Yuan-Han Huang EVOLUTION OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION WORKFLOW IN
IMPLEMENTING ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD SYSTEM
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/1410824807/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/23?accountid=13965
5 Bernadette
Janae McCrory
IMPROVING HEALTH CARE QUALITY AND SAFETY: THE DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT OF LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY INSTRUMENTATION, PRACTICES AND PROCEDURES http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/1010422327/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/31?accountid=13965
6 Phillip Brian Hilligoss Patient Handoffs between Emergency Department and Inpatient
Physicians: A Qualitative Study to Inform Standardization of Practice
and Organization Theory
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1081863531/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/34?accountid=13965
7 Vi Tran Change management and process improvement impacts on on-time starts in the surgical department http://search.proquest.com/docview/1112934682/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/42?accountid=13965
8 Jonathan Eugene Helin Stochastic and Deterministic Methods for Patient
Flow Optimization in Care Service Networks
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1151550461/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/49?accountid=13965
9 KATHLEEN BEHAN Transitions of Care: Improving the Hospital Discharge Process http://search.proquest.com/docview/1098341911/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/52?accountid=13965
10 AARTI C BAVARE DEVELOPMENT OF A STANDARD SIGN-OUT PROCEDURE FOR CLINICIANS IN A
PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE UNIT
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11 MARY ANNE HEALY The Association of a Logistics Manager Program with Admitted Patient Holding Hours Within an Emergency Department and the Correlation Between Emergency Department and In-patient Length of Stay in a Tertiary Medical Center http://search.proquest.com/docview/1024353813/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/57?accountid=13965
12 John Wallace Gardner Improving Hospital Quality and Patient Safety
An Examination of Organizational Culture and Information System
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/1283123437/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/58?accountid=13965
13 Claire A. Mackelson Exploring Implementation of Quality Improvement Initiatives in Healthcare: A Qualitative Case Study http://search.proquest.com/docview/815249339/fulltextPDF/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/65?accountid=13965
14 Dion L. Scott PROCESS PRINCIPLES AND IMPROVEMENTS: A CASE STUDY OF THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/863584941/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/67?accountid=13965
15 Elizabeth T. Dugan The Relationship between Quality of Care in the Emergency Department and Timeliness
of Interventions for Patients with Severe Sepsis
http://search.proquest.com/docview/917410343/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/68?accountid=13965
16 Saneel Siddavatam COMPUTER SIMULATION MODELING AND ANALYSIS FOR THE
EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT AT KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/874236815/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/70?accountid=13965
17 Ilinca Popovici Patient-Centered Perspectives of Communication and
Handover between the Emergency Department and
General Internal Medicine
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/927604316/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/77?accountid=13965
18 Catherine Irene Duda Applying Process Analysis and Discrete Event Simulation to Improve Access and
Customer Service Times at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/923638316/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/81?accountid=13965
19 Nasim Norouzi Esfahani Application of Lean Methods and Multi-objective Optimization to
Improve Surgical Patients Flow at Winnipeg Children’s Hospital
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1223498797/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/85?accountid=13965
20 Tracy Yee The Impact and Long-Term Sustainability
ofNursing Process Improvements:
Experiences from Transforming Care at the Bedside
http://search.proquest.com/docview/814924987/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/91?accountid=13965
21 Beste Kucukyazici DESIGN AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE CARE PROCESSES FOR STROKE: AN ANALYTICAL APPROACH http://search.proquest.com/pagepdf/807674357/Record/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/119?accountid=13965
22 Spencer S. Jones MEASURING, MODELING, AND FORECASTING DEMAND IN
THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
http://search.proquest.com/docview/304432904/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/148?accountid=13965
23 Ling Bian Dang
(NO FULL TEXT)
Study of the Consultation Process Improvement of the Resident Patients in the Second Accessory Hospital of Medical College of XI¿AN Jiaotong University http://search.proquest.com/docview/1027902540/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/152?accountid=13965
24 Randy Gilbert QUALITY IMPROVEMENT; THROUGH PARTICIPATION OF STAKEHOLDERS http://search.proquest.com/docview/305053862/D0D0524CFDC34ED0PQ/210?accountid=13965
25 FLORENCE
ANN MCKELVEY
EFFICIENCY FROM PHARMACY INVENTORY TECHNOLOGY:
A MEANS TO IMPROVING QUALITY
IN NON-PROFIT HOSPITALS
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1426563118/CE082C07B80E4DAFPQ/14?accountid=13965

key words: (patient flow) (hospital) IN ABSTRACTS DISSERTATION

1 Michelle Godfrey EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT BOARDING TIMES FOR PATIENTS
ADMITTED TO INTENSIVE CARE
UNIT: PATIENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL INFLUENCES
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1324854442/4E682F339514088PQ/6?accountid=13965
2 Yazan Roumani MODELING PATIENT FLOW IN A
NETWORK OF INTENSIVE CARE UNITS (ICUs)
http://search.proquest.com/docview/1433825341/4E682F339514088PQ/7?accountid=13965

 

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