Posts Tagged ‘Six Sigma’

NTAHQ to host annual conference on May 15-16 in Dallas

The North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (NTAHQ) will be hosting its annual conference titled “The Healthcare Quality Professional” on May 15-16 in the Hitt Auditorium on the campus of Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The event is from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on May 15 and 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on May 16. […]

DFWHC to co-host April 30 webinar on emergency center wait times

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) in coordination with 6SigmaTek will host the complimentary educational webinar “Decreasing Emergency Wait Times” on Tuesday, April 30 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. This webinar will detail opportunities to decrease wait times, crowding, length of stay and overall chaos in hospital emergency departments. Solutions to increase efficiency, core measures, […]

Foundation and 6SigmaTek honors “Green Belt” graduates

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation presented 27 graduates with Lean Six Sigma Green Belts on August 27 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. In all, 10 teams participated in the problem-solving exercises in an event co-hosted by 6SigmaTek. Attendees were made up of hospital employees from across North Texas, with Methodist […]

Yellow belts awarded to 69 Six Sigma graduates

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation completed its third series of Lean “Six Sigma” Yellow Belt presentations yesterday at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. The graduation ceremony honored 69 participants from hospitals across North Texas. A total of 19 hospital groups participated in the program involving problem-solving exercises to assist with patient […]

Six Sigma Green Belt classes continue this week

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation is hosting its continuing series of Lean “Six Sigma” presentations with green belt classes from April 9-12 at offices in Las Colinas for 29 participants from hospitals across North Texas. Stephen Griffin served as this week’s instructor. Sponsored by the Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN), Six Sigma’s Green Belt […]

Third series of “Six Sigma” classes hosted by the Foundation

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation started its third series of Lean “Six Sigma” Yellow Belt presentations March 27-28 at its offices in Irving for more than 70 participants from hospitals across North Texas. More than 11 teams are expected to participate in the program involving problem-solving exercises to assist with patient safety. Sponsored by […]

Foundation concludes “Six Sigma” Yellow Belt classes

Starting in November, the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted the Lean “Six Sigma” Yellow Belt presentations at its offices in Irving for more than 30 participants to include area nurses, quality directors and pharmacists. Classes concluded today and graduates were presented certificates and Six Sigma Yellow Belts from instructor Stephen Griffin. Six Sigma’s Yellow […]

Foundation hosts “Six Sigma” Yellow Belt classes

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted the Lean “Six Sigma” Yellow Belt presentations, November 6-7 at its offices in Irving for more than 30 participants to include area nurses, quality directors and pharmacists. Patti Taylor of the DFWHC Foundation’s Patient Safety and Quality Committee served as official host to attendees from Baylor Scott & […]

“Six Sigma” yellow belts awarded to participants

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation hosted a concluding “Six Sigma” presentation yesterday at its offices with more than 30 participants officially awarded yellow belts. The ceremony followed a November 10-11 workshop where eight teams were formed to organize Hospital Engagement Network projects with a focus on improving patient care. Patti Taylor of the DFWHC […]