Array Advisors Insights

Tweaks to the Process Aids Physician Practice Satisfaction Rates

Posted by Laura Silvoy on May 11, 2018

Not all opportunities to accommodate the needs of a growing physician practice require expanding the physical space. Array Advisors brings lean thinking and process optimization expertise to help.....READ MORE

Topics: Predictive Analytics, Lean Operational Improvement, Simulation, Case Study

Simulations Assist Hospital Staff Resource Allocations

Posted by Laura Silvoy on December 5, 2017

A client challenged Array to help increase the number of patients who can be scheduled per day for an MRI, which was at a 75% utilization rate. Due to the complex interactions between the staff ...

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Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Simulation

The Story of the Traveling Lean Facilitator Toolkit

Posted by Laura Silvoy on May 10, 2017

When Array began facilitating Gemba Mapping events for clients, we had no standard set of tools to help make the event go smoothly. We would show up with a bag full of markers and a roll of paper......READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Transformation, Lean Facilitator Toolkit

Gemba: It's Not Just About Understanding the Process

Posted by Laura Silvoy on February 22, 2017

Most lean practitioners would agree that the Japanese word gemba means “the real place” and refers to the exact place that work happens. While we whole-heartedly agree, we also believe that more.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Transformation, Gemba Mapping

Lean Coffee PHL - Knowledge Sharing Among Lean Professionals

Posted by Laura Silvoy on October 10, 2016

Lean Coffee is an opportunity for lean professionals to discuss ideas, experiences, issues and/or improvements in lean. It's a structured, agenda-less meeting focused on topics that are important.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement

Choosing by Advantages

Posted by Jonathan Bykowski on September 21, 2016

There are many Lean tools available to help teams navigate the seemingly endless pit of decisions they must make during any project. I continue to be amazed by how powerful these basic approaches.....READ MORE

Topics: Lean Operational Improvement, Transformation