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Congratulations Michael Cossiart on Becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt!

7/7/2017 For Immediate Release – Phoenix, Arizona * United States

TPMG would like to congratulate Michael Cossiart for successfully completing the Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Black Belt Certification program and earning his lean six sigma black belt!  He successfully completed the rigorous 16 unit – 65 lesson online blended lean six sigma black belt workshop by passing the certification examination with distinction.  The goal of Michael’s lean six sigma black belt certification project was to improve the throughput and productive capacity of his hospital’s radiology department.   His black belt project successfully eliminated 80 hours of non-productive wait time per month, decreased overtime by 44% ($245k annual savings) and increased the capacity to serve 22 more patients per month.  Congratulations Michael!

Michael Cossiart serves as a Program Manager in Performance Improvement at PeaceHealth.  He has more than 14 years professional experience in healthcare and served as an industrial engineer for 3 years at the Boeing Corporation.

Michael earned his Masters in Business Administration  from Western Washington University and holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering from the Oregon Institute of Technology.

The Performance Management Group’s Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Black Belt Certification Program is specifically designed for professionals who work for healthcare clinics, hospitals and systems. TPMG has been certifying green belts and black belts for more than 15 years. The company provides lean six sigma certification on-site, online, and on-campus (at the University of Phoenix) nationwide. For more information regarding lean six sigma training, certification and consulting – contact TPMG llc at 623.643.9837 or logon to www.helpingmakeithappen.com.

Congratulations Aleksandra Stolic on Becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt!

7/27/2017 For Immediate Release – Phoenix, Arizona * United States

TPMG would like to congratulate Aleksandra Stolic for successfully completing the Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Green Belt Certification program and earning her lean six sigma green belt!  Aleksandra successfully completed a rigorous 10 unit – 45 lesson online lean six sigma green belt workshop by passing the certification examination with distinction.  This accomplishment acknowledges she has fulfilled the requirements for the green belt program of study and, from this day forward, is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.  By completing this distinctive course, she is qualified and authorized to implement lean applications and performance management systems.  Congratulations Aleksandra!

Aleksandra is currently a well qualified Project Manager of Independent Medical Education and Medical External Affairs at Takeda Pharmaceuticals.  She has more than 18 years experience in the healthcare industry 14 of which with the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She holds a Master of Public Health from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelors of Arts in English from University of Belgrade.  In addition to her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification,  Alexandra is a Certified Scrum Master and is a member in good standing with Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions.

The Performance Management Group’s Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Green Belt Certification Program is specifically designed for professionals who work for healthcare clinics, hospitals and systems. TPMG has been certifying green belts and black belts for more than 15 years. The company provides lean six sigma certification on-site, online, and on-campus (at the University of Phoenix) nationwide. For more information regarding lean six sigma training, certification and consulting – contact TPMG llc at 623.643.9837 or logon to www.helpingmakeithappen.com.

Congratulations Venu Isukapalli on becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt!

11/18/2016 For Immediate Release – Phoenix, Arizona * United States

TPMG would like to congratulate Venu Isukapalli for successfully completing the Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Black Belt Certification program and earning his lean six sigma black belt!  He successfully completed the rigorous 16 unit – 65 lesson online blended lean six sigma black belt workshop by passing the certification examination with distinction.  The goal of Venu’s lean six sigma black belt project was to reduce the increasing physical inventory variance in the OR Room along with the increasing cost.  His black belt project successfully reduced the negative inventory variance by 50% within a 3 month period saving his organization close to $US400,000 (AED 2.89 Million) annually.  Congratulations Venu!

Venu Isukapalli serves as a Director-Materials Management at American Hospital of Dubai where he develops and implements comprehensive supply chain management strategies to add a greatest value for the supply chain expenditure and resource utilization.

Venu earned his Masters in Business Administration  in Healthcare supply chain – NIBM, Post Graduate Diploma in Materials & Logistics Management  – AIIMS  and  a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from Nagarjuna University –India.  He is also a member of AHRMM-USA

The Performance Management Group’s Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Black Belt Certification Program is specifically designed for professionals who work for healthcare clinics, hospitals and systems. TPMG has been certifying green belts and black belts for more than 15 years. The company provides lean six sigma certification on-site, online, and on-campus (at the University of Phoenix) nationwide. For more information regarding lean six sigma training, certification and consulting – contact TPMG llc at 623.643.9837 or logon to www.helpingmakeithappen.com.

Congratulations Heather Kincaid on Becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

3/23/2016 For Immediate Release – Phoenix, Arizona * United States

TPMG would like to congratulate Heather Kincaid for successfully completing the Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Black Belt Certification program and earning her lean six sigma black belt!  She successfully completed a rigorous 16 unit – 65 lesson online blended lean six sigma black belt workshop by passing the certification examination with distinction.  Her lean six sigma certification project’s objective was to optimized the ambulatory work flow in the orthopedic clinic(s) she supports.  Heather expertly used the DMAIC improvement model along with lean management and the six sigma analytic tool set to bring about favorable sustained changes.   Her improvement plans addressed the root causes and produced results that showed a marked improvement in the clinic as well as realized savings from the staffing model.  Her project produced savings of $157, 184 (annualized) that will continue to pay dividends every year going forward. Congratulations Heather!

Heather Kincaid is a Process Engineer for the Wexner Medical Center Management Engineering and Process Improvement team and has been a respected member of the team since 2012.  She holds a Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering from The Ohio State University and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Mathematics from Denison University.

The Performance Management Group’s Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Black Belt Certification Program is specifically designed for professionals who work for healthcare clinics, hospitals and systems. TPMG has been certifying green belts and black belts for more than 15 years. The company provides lean six sigma certification on-site, online, and on-campus (at the University of Phoenix) nationwide. For more information regarding lean six sigma training, certification and consulting – contact TPMG llc at 623.643.9837 or logon to www.helpingmakeithappen.com.

Congratulations Vicki Chernoff on becoming Masters Certified in Continuous Healthcare Improvement!

1/07/2016 For Immediate Release – Phoenix, Arizona * United States

TPMG would like to congratulate Vicki Chernoff for successfully completing the Masters Certification for Continuous Healthcare Improvement program and earning her MCHI Certification!  Vicki successfully completed a rigorous 10 unit – 45 lesson online Masters Certification in Continuous Healthcare Improvement workshop by passing the certification examination with distinction.  This accomplishment acknowledges she has fulfilled the requirements for the MCHI program of study and, from this day forward, is certified as a MCHI professional.  By completing this distinctive course, she is qualified and authorized to implement Continuous Improvement and Performance Management systems.  Congratulations Vicki!

Vicki Chernoff is a Senior Clinical Data Analyst Mission Hospital.   She holds a BSN from Saddleback College, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Concordia University Irvine, and a Masters Of Arts Degree in Research Psychology from San Fransisco State University.

The Performance Management Group’s Masters Certification for Continuous Healthcare Improvement program is specifically designed for professionals who work for healthcare clinics, hospitals and systems. TPMG has been certifying continuous improvement professionals for more than 15 years. The company provides training and certification on-site, online, and on-campus (at the University of Phoenix) nationwide. For more information regarding lean six sigma training, certification and consulting – contact TPMG llc at 623.643.9837 or logon to www.helpingmakeithappen.com.

Congratulations Dr. Ronald Jimenez MD on becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt!

1/07/2016 For Immediate Release – Phoenix, Arizona * United States

TPMG would like to congratulate Dr. Ronald Jimenez MD for successfully completing the Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Green Belt Certification program and earning his lean six sigma green belt!  Dr. Jimenez successfully completed a rigorous 10 unit – 45 lesson online lean six sigma green belt workshop by passing the certification examination with distinction.  This accomplishment acknowledges she has fulfilled the requirements for the green belt program of study and, from this day forward, is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.  By completing this distinctive course, she is qualified and authorized to implement lean applications and performance management systems.  Congratulations Dr. Jimenez!

Dr.  Jimenez is a Principal Consultant Sagacious Consultants (Now part of Accenture) and holds a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Southern California.    In addition to his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification,  Dr. Jiminez holds a Certificate in Biomedical Informatics from Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine along with a variety of other prestigious qualifications.

The Performance Management Group’s Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Green Belt Certification Program is specifically designed for professionals who work for healthcare clinics, hospitals and systems. TPMG has been certifying green belts and black belts for more than 15 years. The company provides lean six sigma certification on-site, online, and on-campus (at the University of Phoenix) nationwide. For more information regarding lean six sigma training, certification and consulting – contact TPMG llc at 623.643.9837 or logon to www.helpingmakeithappen.com.

Congratulations Julie Wanager on becoming a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt!

1/07/2016 For Immediate Release – Phoenix, Arizona * United States

TPMG would like to congratulate Julie Wanager for successfully completing the Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Green Belt Certification program and earning her lean six sigma green belt!  Julie successfully completed a rigorous 10 unit – 45 lesson online lean six sigma green belt workshop by passing the certification examination with distinction.  This accomplishment acknowledges she has fulfilled the requirements for the green belt program of study and, from this day forward, is certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.  By completing this distinctive course, she is qualified and authorized to implement lean applications and performance management systems.  Congratulations Julie!

Julie is a retired Navy Commander and served our nation honorably for more than 22 years.  She is currently the Director Quality /Risk Management at St. Alexius Hospital and has more than 25 years experience in the healthcare industry.  She holds a BSN in Nursing from Webster University and a Masters of Public Health from St. Louis University.  In addition to her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification,  Julie is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) and is certified in Infection Control by the Association for Infection Control and Epidemiology.

The Performance Management Group’s Lean Six Sigma Excellence in Healthcare Delivery Green Belt Certification Program is specifically designed for professionals who work for healthcare clinics, hospitals and systems. TPMG has been certifying green belts and black belts for more than 15 years. The company provides lean six sigma certification on-site, online, and on-campus (at the University of Phoenix) nationwide. For more information regarding lean six sigma training, certification and consulting – contact TPMG llc at 623.643.9837 or logon to www.helpingmakeithappen.com.

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