Denise Hannagan Earns Lean/DFSS Green Belt


Denise Hannagan, MSN, MHA, RN-BC, senior healthcare consultant in HDR’s Los Angeles, California office, has earned a Lean/DFSS Green Belt certification. This new certification will allow Denise to integrate the lean process even more into HDR’s healthcare projects by reviewing current workflows, relocating departments and addressing duplication of efforts to streamline processes and keep the patient experience moving forward.

Denise joined the HDR consulting staff in 2015, bringing over 30 years of experience in healthcare and 20 years in nursing. As a healthcare consultant, Denise leads all aspects of clients’ healthcare planning efforts, including creating strategic plans, master facility plans and functional and space programs. She identifies areas of opportunity for process improvement, leads internal teams and acts as a senior advisor to clients.

"I wanted to complete the certification to increase my knowledge in the lean process. And I am excited about the use of my knowledge in current and future projects to assist with operational and design efficiency.”