Lean six sigma methodologies improve clinical laboratory efficiency and reduce turnaround times


İNAL T. C. , Ozturk O. G. , KİBAR F. , CETINER S. , Matyar S. , DAGLIOGLU G. , et al.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL LABORATORY ANALYSIS, cilt.32, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1002/jcla.22180
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL LABORATORY ANALYSIS

Özet

BackgroundOrganizing work flow is a major task of laboratory management. Recently, clinical laboratories have started to adopt methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma and some successful implementations have been reported. This study used Lean Six Sigma to simplify the laboratory work process and decrease the turnaround time by eliminating non-value-adding steps.