Bringing Process Efficiency to ­Clinical Trial Randomization


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Modern business has fully embraced the benefits of process efficiency. From the widespread adoption of process improvement as driven by Michael Hammer, author of “Reengineering the Corporation,” its evolution to the Six Sigma movement, to the more recent “lean sigma” approach, process efficiency has become a business goal for most organizations. The benefits of efficient processes are found in lower costs, faster execution times, and higher quality.
A well-known example occurs in the automobile industry where parts needed by assembly line workers are delivered to them at the moment the car being assembled moves by their location. This practice minimizes variation in worker movement, increasing…

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