The Toyota Way to Healthcare Excellence: Increase Efficiency and Improve Quality with Lean (ACHE Management)
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The Toyota Way to Healthcare Excellence: Increase Efficiency and Improve Quality with Lean (ACHE Management)

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The Toyota Production System model, or Lean, is not new. It has been successfully used in manufacturing companies for decades and is now making dramatic improvements in healthcare institutions as well. This straightforward guide explains what Lean is, how it works, and how to implement the strategy at your organization. What do the production of cars and the care of patien...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Health Administration Press
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Ken Carlson
Quick introduction to lean principles with good case examples from Virginia Mason and Park Nicolett hospitals.
Stuart Cunningham
Clear examples of the application of Lean to a Healthcare settings. Would have welcomed more information about Lean in the support areas like HR, Finance etc
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