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Jennifer Sprecher

Jennifer Sprecher

Jennifer Sprecher is the Director of Lean Performance for ITHS. She works with organizational internal and external team members to develop strategic plans, and implement process improvement and aligned and prioritized initiatives.

Most recently, Ms. Sprecher has worked with a pathology and laboratory group, CellNetix as well as her own Consulting organization, Critical Path Consulting. Prior to this, Ms. Sprecher spent seven years as Executive Director of the Washington State Quality Award (WSQA), a Baldrige‐based non‐profit organization. As Executive Director, Ms. Sprecher led the organization to unprecedented growth. In this role, she worked with organizations in all sectors including Healthcare, Education, Business, and Nonprofit.

With a background in Industrial Engineering, Ms. Sprecher has been working with process improvement for over 25 years using methods including Lean, Lean‐Sigma, Plan Do Check Act and 6S (workplace organization). She works with organizations to implement concepts of project management, measurement systems, change management, benchmarking, and team problem solving to improve organizational performance. Ms. Sprecher’s measurement and strategic planning uses concepts from Balanced scorecard, Hoshin planning, and cascaded dashboards. Ms. Sprecher is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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