Six Sigma Simplified
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Since 2000, a new methodology for performance improvement called Six Sigma has been sweeping healthcare organizations across the country. Early results from hospitals that implemented changes using this tool show great promise for the future. Although this methodology is statistical in nature, many discharge planning departments have adopted a more practical version called the Action Workout to implement change. This chapter provides a high-level review of Six Sigma methodology and tools.