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The Pittsburgh way to efficient healthcare : improving patient care using Toyota-based methods

Author: Naida Grunden; Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative.
Publisher: New York : Healthcare Performance Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at how principles borrowed from industry can be applied to make healthcare safer, and in doing so, make it more effective and less costly. This book is a compilation of case studies from units  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Collected Works
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Grunden, Naida.
Pittsburgh way to efficient healthcare.
New York : Healthcare Performance Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007042982
(OCoLC)175174361
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Naida Grunden; Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative.
ISBN: 9781435628229 1435628225
OCLC Number: 191871227
Notes: Comprises stories written over the past six years for the monthly newsletters of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI).
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 199 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Why it matters --
Tackling hospital-acquired infections --
Moving closer to the patient --
Making handoffs safer --
Reducing medication errors --
Eliminating the wait --
Applying best practices --
Transforming a medical specialty.
Responsibility: Naida Grunden.

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