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A Lean Guide to Transforming Healthcare : How to Implement Lean Principles in Hospitals, Medical Offices, Clinics, and Other Healthcare Organizations.

Author: Thomas G Zidel
Publisher: Milwaukee : ASQ Quality Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an implementation manual for lean tools and principles in a healthcare environment. Lean is a growth strategy, a survival strategy, and an improvement strategy. The goal of lean is, first and foremost, to provide value to the patient/customer, and in so doing eliminate the delays, overcrowding, and frustration associated with the existing care delivery system. Lean creates a better working environment  Read more...
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Zidel, Thomas G.
A Lean Guide to Transforming Healthcare : How to Implement Lean Principles in Hospitals, Medical Offices, Clinics, and Other Healthcare Organizations.
Milwaukee : ASQ Quality Press, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas G Zidel
ISBN: 9780873898997 0873898990
OCLC Number: 898103511
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)

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This book is an implementation manual for lean tools and principles in a healthcare environment. Lean is a growth strategy, a survival strategy, and an improvement strategy. The goal of lean is, first and foremost, to provide value to the patient/customer, and in so doing eliminate the delays, overcrowding, and frustration associated with the existing care delivery system. Lean creates a better working environment where what is supposed to happen does happen. On time, every time. It allows clinicians to spend more of their time caring for patients and improves the quality of care these patient.

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