Tag Archives: Lean tools

Lean thinking in our Healthcare industry

PCB LEAN FORUM 7 November 2017: Learning from Healthcare Success Stories. Lean principles can successfully be applied in the Healthcare environment to improve both hospital management and the patient experience. A culture of problem solving needs to be embedded into our … Continue reading

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Learn how to create a process map at the PCB Lean forum 7 March 2017

PCB LEAN FORUM ~ 7 March 2017 “One picture is worth a thousand words” Process mapping is a workflow diagram that enables you to analyse ‘as-is’ business processes and procedures. It helps you to identify and document processes, recognise inefficiencies … Continue reading

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What is a fishbone diagram?

Fishbone diagrams are used to identify the key Causes (Xs) that influence the output measure (Y). The major categories are used to direct the team in asking “Why?” until actionable inputs of the effect are identified. The categories ensure that … Continue reading

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