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Improving insulin distribution and administration safety using Lean Six Sigma methodologies.

Yamamoto J, Abraham D, Malatestinic B. Improving Insulin Distribution and Administration Safety Using Lean Six Sigma Methodologies. Hosp Pharm. 2010;45(3). doi:10.1310/hpj4503-212.

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April 14, 2010
Yamamoto J, Abraham D, Malatestinic B. Hosp Pharm. 2010;45(3).

In this collaboration between a pharmaceutical company and a hospital, Six Sigma methodology was used to standardize and improve the efficiency of insulin dispensing and administration. The intervention resulted in cost savings and a reduction in clinical adverse events.

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Yamamoto J, Abraham D, Malatestinic B. Improving Insulin Distribution and Administration Safety Using Lean Six Sigma Methodologies. Hosp Pharm. 2010;45(3). doi:10.1310/hpj4503-212.