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.
Prerequisites for attendees (only one of these):
Another MGMA LEAN or Six Sigma Program
Another industry LEAN or Six Sigma Program
Those who wish to take this course but are uncertain about the prerequisites should submit courses attended to Info@PennsylvaniaMGMA.com. The instructors will review 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
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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