Lean Six Sigma Core Concepts for HTM Professionals (March 2024)

Upcoming Virtual Courses


Develop foundational knowledge of Lean Six Sigma and its application in healthcare technology through our six-session course. Covering fundamental phases of Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control, you'll master crucial topics such as root cause analysis, statistical methods, data collection, and process improvement.

Real-life case studies provide practical insights, enabling you to apply Lean Six Sigma principles to real-world healthcare technology scenarios. Our unique emphasis on team dynamics equips healthcare technology management professionals with essential skills in communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution, essential for project success. The course also involves a comprehensive review, Q&A, and case study discussion, underlining the importance of maintaining team motivation and engagement for effective project handoff.

The program concludes with an overview of Lean Six Sigma certification paths and requirements for each level (white belt, yellow belt, green belt, and black belt). Benefit from dedicated support and expert guidance provided by the instructor, a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt, ensuring your success in obtaining the official Six Sigma Council Lean Six Sigma White Belt certification (FREE). Furthermore, upon successful completion of the White Belt, you will have the option to further enhance your qualifications by obtaining the Six Sigma Council Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt certification at a discounted rate with just a bit of additional study. This presents an excellent chance to elevate your career and foster your professional growth.

Upon completion, you'll be well-prepared to participate as a project team member, review process improvements, and assist with data collection and analysis that supports Lean Six Sigma projects in healthcare technology, significantly enhancing your healthcare technology management skills. Don't miss the opportunity; register today!


Over the course of twelve (12) hours, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the key concepts and principles of Lean Six Sigma in healthcare technology.
  • Identify and prioritize pain points in healthcare processes, develop a SIPOC map, and create a project charter for a Lean Six Sigma project in healthcare technology.
  • Select and use appropriate data collection methods, analyze data using Excel-based statistical tools, and determine process capability and stability for healthcare technology processes.
  • Perform root cause analysis, use statistical analysis tools in Excel, and conduct hypothesis testing for healthcare technology process improvement.
  • Generate and implement solutions for healthcare technology process improvement, apply Lean principles and techniques, and conduct rapid cycle improvements using the 5S methodology.
  • Implement control measures, monitor KPIs, and sustain improvements in healthcare technology processes, understand Lean Six Sigma certification paths and requirements, and effectively manage team motivation and engagement for successful project handoff.

Who Should Attend?

Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) Professionals: 

• Clinical Engineers 

• Biomedical Equipment Technicians (BMET) 

• Clinical Equipment Specialists 

• Project Managers 

• Medical Device Cybersecurity Specialists 

• Field Service Engineers 

• Clinical Systems Engineers

• Manager's, Director's, or Vice Presidents of HTM

Virtual Training Information

Our virtual training environment allows you to have direct interaction with your instructors and your fellow attendees. AAMI uses Zoom for virtual classes. You can test your connectivity and ability to use Zoom at zoom.us/test.
For virtual training courses, we request that you register at least one week in advance of the course start date to allow sufficient time for shipping of training materials and devices (Please allow two weeks for non-U.S. addresses). If you register within these time frames, AAMI cannot guarantee you will receive material prior to the start of the course but you will have access to digital versions of the materials. If you have any questions, please email education@aami.org.


Mark Cooksey

DME Quality Engineer, Norton Healthcare

DME Quality Engineer, Norton Healthcare 
Six Sigma Black Belt 
Steering Committee Member, Medical Devices Servicing Community