Student Projects


Bueno O., Just in time processing of urine cultures, [Bacteriology Lab]

Chan L. Processing & Delivering “Test Ready” Samples to the Regional Laboratory’s Testing Departments

Dizon V., Tabata C., Waste Reduction in Automated Chemistry Lab System Thru Standardization and Lean Thinking

Frazier L.S., Lean Improvements in Chlamydia/GC Testing

Javier J., Lumampao, G., Punu C., Waste Reduction in an Inter-Dependent (Clinical Sample) System Through Standardization and Lean Methods

Moradian M. Testing Optimization of Molecular Oncology Assays

Tiffert M., Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) Optimization for Bone Marrow Specimens


Edora C.D., Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) – Connectivity Challenges and Enablers

Medina P., L., Improving Value In Ova And Parasite Testing,
Challenges and Lean Enablers

Militante C., Streamlining Emergency Department Flow,
Challenges and Enablers

Usher G., Minimizing Waste in a Serum Protein Electrophoresis Workflow
Varela A., Specimen Processing, Challenges and Enablers


Croul A., Optimizing Patient Throughput in Kaiser Permanente’s Fast Track: An Urgent Care Pathway

Liu H., Secure Text Messaging: Improving Care and Changing Behavior [KP]

Lopatto J., Improving Turnaround Times for Electrolyte and Troponin Samples from the KPSB Emergency Department

Olufson E., Linen Management Project in In-Patient Hospital, KP WLA

Pouya P., Fighting the Medical Alarm Fatigue, A Systems Engineering Perspective

Sarni L., Kaiser Permanente Anaheim ED; Improving Patient Flow Using Systems Engineering and Lean Thinking

Wyllie K., Streamlining Workflow Processes from In-Patient Hospital Admission to Discharge at Kaiser Permanente Anaheim Medical Center

Villaflores C., Improving Hospital Patient Satisfaction by Utilizing Volunteer Services, KP


Baluyot D., Cedars-Sinai Medical Network Auto-Approval Rates Improvement Project – Phase I

Collins N., Emergency Department Disaster Plan Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles

Gonzales A., A New Application for Improving Care of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder – Data Integration

Hatamifar A., Kaiser Permanente – Home Care Services: The Integrated Care Center (ICC)

Ho M., A New Application for Improving Care of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Parent User Interface

Islas N., Improving Optical Capture Rate of Vision Essentials By Kaiser Permanente At The Tustin Ranch Medical Office

McGuire M., Health Coaching

Moon P., HEDIS – Improving Patient Outreach

Murillo A., Increasing the Use of MyCSLink Patient Portal

Newlin D., Nornes T., Kaiser Permanente Primary Care Model Improvement Pilot – Hypertension

Paras P., Leveraging Technology To Improve Instant Telemedicine Between Facilities

Tamjidi, F., Kaiser Permanente Orange County: Complex Case Management

Thomas N., Re-Engineering The Hospital Discharge Process to Reduce the Discharge Process Time