Research Topic 2

The U.S. has the highest health care cost per capita. On average, other wealthy countries spend about half as much per person on health than the U.S. spends. There are many inefficiencies in U.S. healthcare industry. Do you think applying operations management concepts and methods such as Six Sigma and Lean principles can reduce U.S. Health care costs? Discuss providing examples.

(Search Galileo for articles on using Lean Six Sigma to improve healthcare to provide examples. Cite all the articles you used.)

Use the research paper format given below to write your response. Minimum 500 words, Maximum 2000 words (excluding references and appendixes).