Dr. Tim Hill

Lean Trainer and Consultant

Dr. Hill has served as a Lean leader for over 30 years in Canada, the United States, the Far East and elsewhere. He studied at the Asian Productivity Organization (working with Ishikawa), the Japan Kaizen Institute (working with Imai) and the Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers.

A Certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Project Management Professional, Dr. Hill has designed the training and led the delivery of Minnesota’s Lean initiative (focused primarily in healthcare) and the Lean in Healthcare initiative for the state of Victoria, Australia. His Lean Healthcare experience covers a wide range of healthcare institutions, leading to major sustained accomplishments including:

  • Over a quarter of a million Dollars in savings from reducing time spent by nurses looking for medications
  •  Introduced 2-bin Kanban system for a major laboratory, saving them time and money
  • Improvements in sterile processing departments reducing the number of short-shipped OR carts from 90% to less than 5%
  • Reducing a pharmacy’s time to fill orders by 50%
  • Eliminated overhead time for cleaning rooms from 3.5 hours to 10-15 minutes
  • Introducing patient registration calls 24-48 hours prior to surgery, thereby reducing wait times for surgery, pre-admission and more
  • Found $11 million in savings in one hospital, over $5 million in another

This mirrors his history of successful Lean initiatives across many different sectors, from nuclear power generation to banking and construction to food and drink.

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Europe - Ireland

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Toronto, ON,
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LEI Group Australia
1/76 Heller St
VIC 3055

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