Join us at HAS 17 – September 12-14, 2017 in Salt Lake City



Wednesday, September 7
2:55 pm - 3:55 pm

12 - From the Boardroom to the Bedside – Using Analytics to Drive a Culture of Continuous Improvement (Case Study)

Michael Creech, BSEE, LSSBB, LSSMBB

Vice President Process Engineering & Applied Analytics, Mission Health System

Mr. Creech is responsible for providing a Health System wide approach to identifying, prioritizing, and executing advanced analytics for process and outcome measures, including identification of pragmatic measures, consulting on application of measures, creating data visualizations, and the creation and application of descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive tools to enhance process operations and outcomes. Mr. Creech also leads the Mission Quality Academy to provide education, training, hands-on participation/leadership, consulting, and development of increased capacity to execute analytics at varying levels of the organizations across the Health System.

Mr. Creech was previously the Vice President of Performance Improvement for Mission Health. Prior to joining Mission he spent many years leading performance improvement activities in a variety of industries. During his fifteen years at DuPont in Engineering and Management, Mr. Creech was involved with the launch of one of the most successful and publicized Lean Six Sigma programs to date. As an Electrical and Controls engineer he specialized in real time process controls and analytics including model predictive controls. Mr. Creech went on to a successful consulting career deploying process improvement programs in many non-manufacturing industries including Banking, Finance, Insurance, Legal, and Retail.

Mr. Creech received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Master Black Belt. He and his wife, Angela, reside in Brevard, NC and are heavily involved with animal rescue as well as the local community of musicians.