Akron Children’s Hospital and Dr. David Chand are mentioned in a New York Times article on the Lean program at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Akron Children’s Hospital has sent nine people to the weeklong Lean Leader Training at Seattle Children’s Hospital. This action-packed week was highlighted by a tour of Boeing and its Lean operation. In addition, 21 employees have attended the 2-day Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) Showcase. This training was a quick look at how Seattle Children’s operates its Lean Six Sigma program along with tours of departments that have completed projects.