Virginia Mason Medical Center

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Virginia Mason Medical Center is a private, non-profit organization in Seattle with a 336-bed acute care hospital and a group practice with over 450 primary care and specialized physicians.

Adopting Lean Six Sigma has led to an 85% reduction in patient wait times, as well as a 93% gain in productivity.

Fostering a Lean Culture within Virginia Mason Medical Center has led to 60% savings on professional liability insurance.

Lean Six Sigma practices led to more efficient use of space, yielding $11 million in savings in planned capital investments.

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