Critical Healthcare Limited strives to be the first choice for Emergency Medical Professionals. It is an Irish company offering a comprehensive range of emergency medical products and services to the pre-hospital market, and ambulance providers in Ireland and more recently the UK and Europe.

Company Name
Critical Healthcare Ltd

Address

Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

Website
www.criticalhealthcare.com

Service Provider

Lean 2 Innovative Thinking

Quote –

“The Lean mindset has really attuned everyone to the concept of waste and everyday improvement” Seamus Reilly (Operation Director)

Lean Start Project Objectives
  1. 5S Workplace Organisation – Target: Improved productivity and workflow of €30K per year – Target: 2 hours per employee per week on reduced motion and search time
  2. Employee Visual Idea System – Target: Achieve 240 implemented ideas per year leading to projected cost savings of €40K per year
  3. Lean Management System – Target: Improved Daily Communication, Teamwork and KPI Tracking
Key Challenges
  1. Releasing time for improvement work and maintaining our ability to meet customer demand.
Key Changes
  1.  5S Workplace Organisation
  2. Employee Visual Idea System
  3. Lean Management System
Results
  1. 5S Workplace Organisation – Improved productivity by €30K per year
  2. Employee Visual Idea System – Achieve 240 implemented ideas per year leading to projected cost savings of €40K per year – 150 ideas implemented over Lean Start period
  3. Lean Management System – Daily morning meeting now engrained into culture and key metrics being tracked in real time