Efficient, lowest-cost production in a highly-regulated manufacturing environment is a double-edged sword.
If a change is made too quickly to improve throughput or costs, you could trade off important quality measures — or, worse, be out of compliance completely.
Medical device OEMs know this well. Especially makers of Class II/III devices. So, how can you maintain a culture of continuous improvement: increasing productivity and lowering production costs, while maintaining high quality?