Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals
Emory Continuing Education’s Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals course provides more advanced training in the use of Six Sigma tools and techniques designed specifically for application in the healthcare industry at the White Belt level. The course is taught by Six Sigma experts and provides methodologies which can be applied immediately through guided discussion and practical exercises designed in collaboration with a team of Emory Healthcare experts. Emory Healthcare is the largest, most comprehensive health system in Georgia and is ranked amongst the nation’s top hospitals for the 21st straight year by US News and World Report.
Prior to enrollment in Six Sigma for Healthcare Professionals, completion of the Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certificate course is the minimum requirement. Students who will lead and manage Six Sigma projects are encouraged to complete the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate as a prerequisite. White Belt and Green Belt training from other educational providers is acceptable.
After this class, you will be able to:
- Understand the evolution of Six Sigma and continuous improvement in the healthcare industry
- Review and discuss current trends and opportunities to apply Six Sigma methodology in health systems for enhancing patient care delivery and support systems
- Apply the Six Sigma process to real-world healthcare system challenges