Health Plans: Lean Six Sigma Needed
A new report estimates that were all health plans able to perform at the level of the top 10% of plans, the U.S. would avoid up to 115,000 deaths and save at least $12 billion in medical costs and lost productivity every year.
Source: “U.S. HEALTH CARE QUALITY: STUCK IN NEUTRAL SLOWDOWN HAS IMPLICATIONS FOR REFORM,” National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), October 23, 2009, http://www.ncqa.org/tabid/1077/Default.aspx
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