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Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Project

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt ProjectLarissa Davids, RN

AIM StatementThe exam room supply cabinets will be standardized to increase provider satisfaction in the next 90 days.

Project Discovery

Purchasing budget has had an increase in the last couple of monthsProviders complained about not having certain supplies on handSupplies expiring before being used, related to excessSupply cabinets unorganizedUnable to find items in the exam roomsThe exam room cabinets were inconsistent

Voice of CustomerI and the Associate Director spoke to the providers and found out what they need in the exam rooms to provide efficient and quality patient careI spoke with the clinical staff to determine:Supplies needed in the exam roomNumber of those supplies needed to provide care for one dayAfter a mock cabinet was set up, the clinical staff was asked to evaluate for any items that may be needed, the quantity available and the access to supplies.

Curret State InventoryA picture of the cabinet and how it should be organized was placed in each cabinet.On the picture, the number of each item to be stocked is listed

Current State Pictures

Current State Pictures

5SSortItems needed on a regular basis were identified by the customerItems identified as excess by the customer were removedSet in orderEverything was given a place and that place was labeledEverything is visible and easily accessibleShineCabinets were cleaned out prior to labeling and stockingStandardizeAll exam rooms were set up identicallySustainTwo rooms in the office are audited once a week

End Result

End Result

End Result

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