Wade Mitzel

Wade Mitzel is the Vice President of the Office of Continuous Improvement for Sanford Health-MeritCare, the largest rural healthcare system in the nation. His passion involves implementing Lean and Six Sigma in the healthcare industry. Mitzel has over 8 years of experience assisting groups from various industries understand and implement Lean/Six Sigma methodologies.

Transforming health care using Lean principles is not an easy journey. There are many great technical articles about implementing Lean, but I want to share Sanford Health-Meritcare’s journey — the laughs, trials and adventure we found when the rubber met the road. Over the years, people have come to me overwhelmed, confused and...Full Article »