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Ghassan Saleh

Ghassan Saleh

Lean Engineer, MaineGeneral Medical Center

Ghassan Saleh is a certified lean six sigma master black belt and process improvement consultant.  Dr. Saleh has more than 16 years of experience in healthcare administration and public health research. For the last 9 he has been working as a continuous improvement specialist leading and/or facilitating efforts of some 38 quality improvement projects in healthcare and in public health, most of them achieved sustainable improvement. He currently serves MaineGeneral Medical Center as a Lean Specialist. He has served as a trainer, training manager, and faculty member for 5 years. Dr. Saleh holds a master degree in health management planning and policy from the University of Leeds in England, as well as a post graduate degree in hospital administration. Before relocating to the US, he practiced dentistry for 8 years in the Middle East. 

Articles by Ghassan Saleh
Overcoming the Challenges of Lean in Public Health
"Continuous improvement in public health has potential for optimizing quality gains in disease surveillance, public health emergency response, health promotion, policy advocacy, and research that lead to actual improvements in health outcomes," write Ghassan Saleh and Joe Mando. More »
A Total Shift in Mindset
Lean thinking isn't easy to put into practice, particularly for beginners. Ghassan Saleh, lean engineer at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta, Maine, shares his advice for what to keep in mind when you're just getting started. More »