Process Improvement

Lean, the focus on customer value and elimination of waste in processes, has transformed manufacturing over the past thirty years. Lean East has applied Lean thinking to improve service organizations in Maine and the Northeast for the past 12 years. We strive to develop a culture of continuous improvement and partner with you to guarantee results.

Learn about some of the process improvement work we have supported below, and ask us if you qualify for a grant that will pay 50% of the costs for Lean East training services!

Selected Focus Areas

Healthcare: Multiple healthcare improvement projects for hospitals, private practices, etc. We have also led corporate retreats and provided Introduction to Lean in Healthcare training for hundreds of nurses, physicians, technicians, and administrative leaders.

Learn about our work with the Portland Gastroenterology Center

Finance/Banking: Multiple organization-wide improvement and training initiatives, including Introduction to Lean, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Process Improvements, and Technology Assessment Focus-Groups.

Ask about our work with Skowhegan Savings Bank

Professional Services: Strategic planning and improvement services including Leadership Development training, Lean Six Sigma improvement services, and PERFORMANCE Process retreat facilitation.

Learn about our work with Basham & Scott

Retail: Operating System improvements, improvements to dashboards, metrics, and profit sharing structures, Leadership Development training, human resources support, and improvement project facilitation.

Ask about our work with Springer’s Jewelers

Manufacturing: Lean process improvement and operational support including value-stream analysis and cell design, reduction in product lead times, Kanban data-analysis, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt training, etc.

Ask about our work with General Dynamics or Yale Cordage

Construction: Supporting operating systems, dashboards, strategic planning, and process improvements with teams in multiple areas as businesses grow and expand.

Learn about our work with Horch Roofing

Government: Current and target state process diagrams, key performance indicators, coaching and training in Lean Six Sigma, etc.

Learn about our work with the DHHS Offices of MaineCare Services

Insurance: Operational assessment and process improvement support for a project management office.

Learn about our work with Health Options

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