Pennsylvania Medical Group Management Association
     The Pennsylvania State Affiliated Chapter of MGMA

LEAN Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

  • Friday, November 03, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Evangelical Community Hospital - Lewisburg, PA 17837 - Conference Rooms Apple A, B, C [Rooke Pavilion]
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  • This registration is for AAPC, ACHE, AHIMA, HFMA, PA Medical Society, and PAHCOM Members.

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LEAN Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training

This interactive seminar will build on prior experience with LEAN Six Sigma Management approaches to the medical practice. Our LEAN Six Sigma Yellow Belt training teaches you the essential strategies and tools necessary for process improvement and qualifies you as a Six Sigma professional who is skilled in the fundamentals of the LEAN Six Sigma Methodology. These approaches are applicable to both the business and the clinical side of the practice. Those interested in further training will be able to proceed to green, black, and master black belt programs.

The objectives for Yellow Belt training:

  • To improve the ability to communicate Lean Six Sigma concepts

  • To build on the Voice of the Customer

  • To identify improvement projects within their medical practice, relate practice goals to these concepts - these project include fixes but also consider new programs to address our changing health care world

  • To develop or refine a project charter

  • To gain an understanding of key tools for use in improvement projects

  • To gain an understanding of the root causes of issues in the medical practice.

Experience Matters!

While there are prerequisites to participate in the Yellow Belt program [IE: White Belt, Certification, Masters Degree], your experience, knowledge and/or background does matter. If you are unsure, simply send an email to The instructor will review your experience and make a final decision - before you confirm your registration.

The program content and agenda

  • Six classroom hours plus a one hour working lunch

  • Lecture and discussion, introducing the principles

  • Case study analysis and presentation

  • Follow up project with application to the work environment

The program evaluation

  • Participants will complete a 20 question multiple choice assessment

The certificate and continuing education credits

  • Participants will receive a certificate of completion for the  LEAN Six Sigma Program – MGMA Yellow Belt Certificate

  • Participants will receive 7 hours of CMPE credits

This is a FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE registration. Seating is limited to the first 50 individuals.

About the Instructors

Owen J. Dahl, MBA, FACHE, CHBC, LSSMBB, is a medical practice management consultant with more than 40 years' experience in consulting and managing medical practices. Mr. Dahl has had recent engagements in the areas of revenue cycle management, EMR implementation, operational assessments, implementation of Lean and Six Sigma principles, practice start-ups, integration of hospital and physician programs, and staff training in the areas of management and efficiency, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, organizational behavior and information systems implementation.

Christos Georgacopoulos, MHRE has more than 10 years experience in various roles in the ambulatory healthcare setting with extensive concentration on lean process improvement, practice transformation, PCMH, coordinated care delivery, quality measures, care management, practice management, organizational development, and project management.


Parking is free at Evangelical Community Hospital. Patient and visitor parking is indicated with yellow lines and there are handicap spaces available near all four main entrances.  Attendees should park in the Rooke Pavilion.

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