September/November 2006

Mercy-Des Moines Reaches $10 Million Six Sigma Milestone

Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa, held a celebration on July 10 to mark the achievement of $10 million in savings and increased revenue from its Six Sigma project. This financial impact represents the work of 375 Six Sigma team members on 130 process improvement projects. For more information, contact Gregg Lagan of Mercy-Des Moines at