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Mindy Hangsleben

Mindy Hangsleben

Lean Entrepreneur Fellow, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
mindy.hangsleben@cms.hhs.gov

Mindy Hangsleben is an Entrepreneur Fellow for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).  Currently she is working on accelerating the healthcare marketplace by applying Lean tools to federal processes enabling significant cost savings, increased productivity and higher quality.  In addition she leads the lean cultural transformation for CMS.  Mindy graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of North Dakota in 2005.  After graduation, Mindy worked at Intel Semiconductor as a process engineer and also taught and led process improvement activities.  Mindy has over 5 years applying Lean and other process improvement tools.

Articles by Mindy Hangsleben
The Role of Strategic Design Events in Lean Healthcare: An Interview with Mindy Hangsleben
Faced with a new incoming healthcare policy, Mindy Hangsleben and her team at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services knew a transformation was needed. Their solution to learning what they needed to become involved a strategic design event incorporating both lean and design thinking to gain the input they needed to adapt to the new policy. Read more. More »