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Using Value Stream Mapping to Improve Medical Device Development

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Lori Lucke

Minnetronix, Inc.

Manuscript received March 15, 2013; final manuscript received April 25, 2013; published online June 12, 2013. Editor: Arthur G. Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 7(2), 020931 (Jun 12, 2013) (3 pages) Paper No: MED-13-1100; doi: 10.1115/1.4024336 History: Received March 15, 2013; Revised April 25, 2013

In this paper a method is presented for using value stream mapping for improving the development process of medical devices. Two examples are shown to demonstrate the utility of this approach.

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Grahic Jump Location
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Product B value stream map snapshot

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

Product A value stream map snapshot



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