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Product News: New Deployment Strategies for Change Management in Health Care

Helps eliminate inadequate funding and staffing shortages while improving compliance and safety

Published: Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 11:44

(Summit Optimization Group LLC: Lizella, GA) -- Summit Optimization Group LLC (Summit OG), a woman-owned consulting firm specializing in the implementation of process improvement methodologies, has announced HEART and HEARTRx for change management with new deployment strategies and leadership development. High-level executive alignment readiness transformation (HEART)—a patented business process improvement model incorporating goal alignment, training, cultural transformation, and project execution—is designed for manufacturing, shared services, distribution, and mining industries. HEARTRx is based on the patented HEART model and further developed for the health care industry and blood banking, delivering a substantial improvement in patient access, quality, and safety.

This specialized approaches of HEART and HEARTRx help clients eliminate inadequate funding, rising costs, and staffing shortages. These methodologies improve satisfaction, quality, compliance, and safety. Benefits include fast results, low investment, flexible approach, structure to sustain efforts, and 90-day cycle times.

“Our goal is to exceed each client’s expectations by providing him with hands-on support to achieve tangible financial and efficiency improvement with measurement consensus,” says Debbi McCreary, Summit OG founder and CEO. “Our specialized, patented approach engages each organization in imparting knowledge and readiness for process and cultural transformation. We give our clients the tools, training, and sustainability to achieve true continuous process improvement and culture change.”

The Summit OG team has more than 25 years of experience in the private and public sectors in health care, manufacturing, shared services, blood banking, mining, and distribution. Its team of professionals has led continuous improvement deployments that include executive alignment, creating real-time dashboards, project work, and training, enabling clients to gain return on investment ratios of 3 to 1.

Summit OG services include:

• HEARTRx and HEART deployment
• Strategic initiative support
• Real-time dashboards for process management

Process-improvement training and consulting services such as:

• Lean
• Design for lean Six Sigma
• Six Sigma training for Master, Black, and Green Belts
• Project champion and financial training
• Just-in-time lean and financial training as projects are being worked
• Core business mapping for end-to-end value streams
• Simulation modeling to achieve real-time process and resource constraint removal
• Process improvement training and mentoring as projects are being worked

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Summit Optimization Group LLC

Summit Optimization Group LLC (Summit OG) is an independent lean Six Sigma consulting firm specializing in proven enhancements to business processes, including process mapping and redesign. It offers flexible deployment approaches, proven continuous improvement methodologies, exceptional resources, and a commitment to client success.