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Proprietary Methods & Solutions

Caldwell Butler & Associates offers a comprehensive set of solutions and proprietary methods to assist your organization in the evolution of its quality systems.

Executive Workshop

Our On-Site Executive Workshops are designed to help senior teams develop a comprehensive plan to improve the total performance of their organizations. The agenda offers a condensed version of the content from our ACHE Programs; Aggressive Cost Recovery Using Lean-Six Sigma and Secrets of Top Performing Hospital. These Executive Workshops have been well received by thousands of senior healthcare executives and served as a catalyst for developing a robust quality system. Learn More...

100-Day Workout

Achieving accountability for action and implementation is the number one indicator of success. Senior leaders must develop and own a strong accountability system. The 100-Day Workout Productivity Cycle, developed by Caldwell Butler & Associates, is a powerful and proven approach for achieving organization wide accountability. This proprietary system was developed from years of practical healthcare experience and applied research isolating the common attributes of hospitals who remain "Top Performers" over consecutive years. Learn More...

Rapid Cycle Testing

Rapid Cycle Testing is a powerful change model for improving organizational speed and creating a bias toward action in your organization. Health care organizations frequently struggle when it comes to overcoming staff fears that can create a resistance toward proposed changes in work processes. Many times organizations waste valuable time searching for the perfect data set or focusing their attention on what they don't know rather than what is actionable. Learn More...

Big Q Core Process Strategies for Healthcare

One of the common pitfalls in the traditional deployment of Lean-Six Sigma is a project-by-project focus. This is true for two primary reasons. First, organizations that try to accomplish everything tend get nothing done. Second, when senior leaders delegate down the task of project selection and fail to focus the organization on meaningful processes, the result is a "project by project" or departmental approach, which seldom yields strategic results for the organization as a whole. Learn More...

Data Summit Process

One of the critical flaws in the classic approach to Lean-Six Sigma Training is that it starts from the premise that clean information and data are readily available. Newly minted green/black belts are left to search for data on their own and relegated to working within the bounds of a single departmental IT system such as Lab or Radiology. This lack of clean data and the ability to obtain data across an entire process and assemble data from multiple legacy systems can greatly impede progress. Learn More...

Lean Six Sigma Certification for Healthcare

CBA provides Lean-Six Sigma certification as part of comprehensive services. If your goal is to become self-sufficient, CBA's experts can apprentice your staff and build the internal skills required to achieve independence. CBA provides a portfolio of training options designed to meet the specific goals of your organization. Our methods can help you eliminate waste and non-value-added activities from your processes. Learn More...