BiographyRick Morrow is a consultant with more than 25 years of senior leadership experience in healthcare, aviation, construction, automotive and high tech. Morrow leads Healthcare Performance Partners’ Quality, Safety, and High Reliability unit, a MedAssets company. He has authored Lean Six Sigma performance excellence courses and taught and deployed programs internationally for Eaton Corporation, SKF, Motorola, United Airlines, The Joint Commission, and Healthcare Performance Partners.
Morrow is the author and leader of HPP’s Six Sigma consulting and wrote and leads the Belmont University Lean Healthcare Certification Program for Supply Chain Professionals, which is a blend of The Toyota Production System, Six Sigma, and Change Leadership. Morrow also wrote and taught The University of Penn’s Penn Medicine Leadership and Performance Improvement courses. He authored the Lean Six Sigma Program at The Joint Commission and led its Center for Transforming Healthcare, where he and his team led collaborations improving patient care and safety with major academic medical centers including Cedars-Sinai, Johns Hopkins, Mayo Clinic, Intermountain Healthcare, North Shore Long Island Jewish, and Stanford University.
Morrow earned his MBA from the University of Illinois’ Executive Program and has a B.S. in Business from Illinois State University. Certifications include Motorola Master Black Belt and Lean Enterprise from the University of Tennessee. He is an international speaker on Lean Six Sigma, Quality, and Safety at conferences including NPSF, ASC and ASQ.
Morrow is also the author of the companion book, Utilizing the 3Ms in Process Improvement in Healthcare, and is a contributing editor on performance improvement, quality and safety publications. He is as proud in his work coaching his son and daughter in baseball and soccer and leading as President of Holy Family Commission of Education.
Quality, Safety, Reliability, Patient Satisfaction, Lean, Six Sigma, Change Leadership, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Distribution