International Lean & Six Sigma Articles

Welcome to Creato, a U.S.-based organization dedicated to the advancement of innovative industry management programs around the world. These pages are especially customized for you, our international guests. We keep our focus on important changes in the delivery of scarce resources, and offer our observations on US-based solutions to problems and challenges you may face at home.

Doing well by doing good

How American and European suppliers are working to improve the quality of global health. A strategy not just designed to create good "corporate citizens," but one with definite benefits for the benefactor as well.

UK Enters Era of Industry Reform

The UK looks to US managed care tactics as part of restructuring industral delivery

Care Down Under

The Australian healthcare system has given rise to a series of innovative programs oriented around disease and behavioral management. Read about Creato's partner High Performance Healthcare and their activities in the Australian healthcare market.

An International Perspective

A look at the issues and obstacles to successful implementation of primary care programs outside the U.S., with a specific look at issues facing Latin America.

The Article That Revolutionized U.S. Managed Care

"CRM & Medical Call Center Programs: An effective demand management strategy for healthcare providers and health plans"

Putting Personal Health Management On The Line

An update on the impact and applications discovered through U.S. based experimentation in the area of Personal Health Management programming

The Value Equation in Healthcare

Introduction of "Personal Health Management" in the U.S. allows healthcare providers and purchasers to maximize the value of services they offer to their constituents.

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