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Major Lean Events sorted by Agency  2011-2017   
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Ohio Adjutant General’s Department

• Improved shipping process ensures faster delivery of goods -- and more time for mission-critical work (September 2015)
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Ohio Department of Administrative Services

• Procurement customers will see faster service with implementation of standard process and a one-stop web page (July 2016) 
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• Tenants will see faster turnarounds on projects to move or improve workspace (August 2015) 
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• Ohio’s state agencies will process purchase orders 77% faster on commodity purchases (August 2013)

• State printing customers will get fast and accurate billing with every print job (May 2013)

• Minority businesses will get faster access to state procurement opportunities (February 2013)

• DAS stands to save millions through IT consolidation (February 2011)

• Employee education reimbursements on track to arrive in less than half the time (January 2011)    

Ohio Department of Aging

• The move to a better home will be easier and faster for nursing home residents who have to relocate (November 2013)
Ohio Attorney General

• Most informal dispute resolutions will be processed in just two days -- 46 days faster than the previous average time (July 2015) 
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• Ohio Law enforcement will get crucial crime-scene information up to 43% faster (February 2014) 
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Ohio law enforcement and staff will get faster IT support from the AG's Office (January 2014)

• For Ohio's key collector, less time correcting errors will mean more time for collections (January 2012)

• AG staff will have more time for mission-critical work thanks to streamlined purchasing process (June 2011)

• AG staff will have more time for mission-critical work thanks to streamlined purchasing process (June 2011)

• Crime fighters to get findings on evidence in days rather than months (March 2011)
Ohio Office of Budget and Management

• 1 simple accounts receivable process will become standard practice, replacing 5 separate agency processes (February 2015)
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• 1 simple accounts receivable process will become standard practice, replacing 5 separate agency processes (February 2015)
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• Ohio’s state agencies will process purchase orders 77% faster on commodity purchases (July 2013)
Ohio Department of Commerce

• Ohio citizens who have unclaimed funds will receive their money up to 150 days faster (August 2013)
Ohio Development Services Agency

• Grants for crucial heating and cooling assistance will be processed 10 weeks faster on average (June 2014) 
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• Ohioans needing energy assistance will receive credits for utility bills up to 12 weeks faster (June 2013)

• Streamlined grant process to cut time in half while ending the paper chase (July 2012)

• HEAP is making the leap to higher levels of efficiency (April 2012)
Ohio Development Services Agency and JobsOhio

• Streamlined incentive process with 205 fewer processing days already winning over businesses (June 2012)
Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

• Service providers will be more knowledgeable and better able to keep Ohioans with disabilities safe and healthy (April 2014)
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Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

• Strengthened emergency response process will further safeguard human health and the environment (June 2015)
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Governor's Office of Health Transformation

• 9 grant application processes streamlined into 1 (August 2014)
Ohio Housing Finance Agency

• Streamlined post-award process strengthens communication and ensures compliance while giving developers faster access to needed funds (January 2017)
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• Home buyers will receive OHFA homeownership products 15 days faster (January 2016)
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• Simplified process aims to make "saving the dream" 9 times faster for struggling homeowners (July-August 2012)
Ohio Department of Insurance

• Streamlined enforcement process will bring faster resolution to complaints regarding insurance agents and agencies (January 2015)
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• Faster licensing keeps qualified insurance agents doing the work of serving Ohioans (May 2013)

• Complaints getting processed faster than ever (October 2011)
Ohio Department of Medicaid

• Improved information flow will benefit patients of long-term care (January 2017) 
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• Improvements will simplify and speed up the process to ensure that individuals are appropriately placed in nursing homes and receive the services they need (April 2016) 
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• Medicaid field reviews will get done 2 months faster while keeping the focus on outcomes (March 2014) 
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• With contracts to be processed up to 42% faster, Medicaid will see quicker delivery of essential products and services (September-October 2013)

• Ohio Medicaid consumers will receive invaluable medical services 10 days faster -- with projected annual savings of $118 million (June 2013) 
State Medical Board of Ohio

• Citizens will get faster resolutions when filing complaints about doctors and other medical practitioners (February 2013)
Ohio Department of Natural Resources

• ODNR uses Kaizen event to plan an efficient future for merging Parks and Watercraft Divisions (September 2016)
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• Overhauled approach for administrative investigations and discipline will clarify and quicken a challenging process (March 2016)
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State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

• Investigations will move faster with streamlined process that gives agents quicker access to valuable resources (March 2016)
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• Basic license applications will go through 16 days faster on average with move to electronic processing (July 2015)
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Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services

• Boards and service providers will have faster access to funds through streamlined reporting and request process (March 2014)
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• Consolidated process and application will speed up licensure, certification, and renewal for providers of mental health and addiction services (December 2013)

• Quicker forensic movement will result in expedited mental health treatment (June 2013)

• Ohio's mental health clients will have better access to the integrated, coordinated care of Health Home services (May 2013)
Ohio Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Motor Vehicles

• Mailed-in payments to the BMV will sail through thanks to improved mail processing (February 2016) 
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• Transformed process would tame the mail juggernaut in half the time (March 2012)

• Streamlined process aims to deliver licenses up to 184 days faster (November 2011)
Ohio Department of Public Safety, State Highway Patrol

• With 86% fewer steps, the recruitment process for State Troopers will move 3 times faster (June 2012)

• Law enforcement agencies to get faster findings in drug-case investigations (August 2011)
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio

• Motor carriers will receive needed credentials from PUCO up to 80% faster (January 2014)
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

• Centralized inventory system will improve truck assembly process (May 2017) 
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• Transformed hiring process will get quality candidates on the job up to 7 weeks faster (March 2017) 
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• Streamlined reception process will move inmates more quickly to their home institutions, strengthening safety and family support (June 2014) 
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• Courts and law enforcement will save time and money from 62% faster process for getting inmates to court hearings (February 2013)
Ohio Department of Higher Education

• Transformed grants process aims to cut 317 days from process (July 2012)

• Regents team overhauls key review process to quicken turnaround and ensure quality (March2012)
Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities

• Employment will be retained or gained 80% faster for employed and job-ready individuals with disabilities (December 2016)
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• With up to 47 fewer steps, redesigned invoice process could move twice as fast (March 2012)

• Crucial determination will arrive up to 3 months faster for Ohioans seeking vocational rehab services (December 2011)
Ohio Supreme Court

• 91% of all purchase requests will get processed in 1 day with simplified workflow (April 2015)
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Ohio Board of Tax Appeals

• Ohio taxpayers will get critical tax appeal decisions 245 days faster on average (July 2013)
Ohio Department of Taxation

• Taxpayers to get much faster resolutions (March 2011)
Ohio Department of Transportation

• Centralized inventory system will improve truck assembly process (May 2017)
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Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission

• Procurement process for Turnpike facilities will move up to 85 days faster (July 2014)
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Ohio Veterans Home

• Ohio veterans and their families will experience a faster and smoother admission process (January 2016)
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Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

• Injured workers will receive quicker compensation with streamlined process (February 2016) 
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• Injured workers will return to work faster thanks to Kaizen-powered improvements (May 2012)
Ohio Department of Youth Services

• Transformed process for treatment teams will strengthen the focus on youth while freeing up 12,000 hours per year for mission-critical activities (April 2015)
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• Thousands of hours will be redirected from paperwork to meaningful interactions with youth, thanks to a transformed intervention hearing process (December 2014)
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• Improved orientation process ensures greater personalized training and faster assignments for youth (September 2014)
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• Youth-focused intake process will ensure better communication, greater personalized attention, and faster assignments to home institutions (May 2014)
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