David Patrishkoff


Faculty, NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine & Kettering University’s School of Management

Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt (CSSMBB)


David has led many successful business, operational transformations in companies and hospitals worldwide over the past 30+ years. David is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with C-level Executive responsibilities in product, quality, and manufacturing engineering. Since 2001, David has provided diverse training and consulting services through his consulting company E3 worldwide to support mission-critical business transformations and problem-solving. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Kettering University School of Management, where he teaches Lean and Sigma techniques in their pursuit of a master’s degree in the Lean Manufacturing Management program. David is also an Adjunct Professor at the Nova SE University School of Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where he teaches and develops Lean Six Sigma and Machine Learning classes. David has actively presented at diverse worldwide conferences on a variety of topics.

David has been active in healthcare quality, safety and efficiency consulting, research and training for health insurance companies, medical device providers, the pharma industry, home health providers, hospital supply companies, and hospitals. Some of his specific hospital-related experiences include:

  • Leading a 10-person consulting team at the Florida Hospital Group to create over 240 process maps for all hospital operations, value-stream map all patient flows, analyze all hospital data sets including patient satisfaction and employee satisfaction, conduct many “follow-the-doctor” events, facilitate various brainstorming events including administrators, nursing staff and doctors to create common ground for all stakeholder to improve operations, throughput and safety.
  • David and his company trained 23,000 employees at the Texas Health Resources Hospital group in High Reliability Organization (HRO) to reduce medical errors throughout their hospital systems.