Toyota Way to Healthcare Excellence: Increase Efficiency and Improve Quality with Lean
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Toyota Way to Healthcare Excellence: Increase Efficiency and Improve Quality with Lean

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by John Black, David Miller
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1567932932

ISBN-13: 9781567932935

Pub. Date: 05/01/2008

Publisher: Health Administration Press

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

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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 patients have in common? In both cases, the goal is to deliver high-quality, error-free results. Lean is a proven strategy for providing safe, hassle-free, and cost-effective care. Learn from success stories from healthcare organizations Real-life examples illustrate how well Lean works. These accounts will help you gain a sense of what's involved in implementing Lean in healthcare. How do you get an organization to adopt Lean as its improvement strategy? How do you bring people on board? How do you put the Lean infrastructure in place? How do you even start? These stories will answer your questions about applying Lean, and perhaps most important, convey the remarkable results you can expect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567932935
Publisher:
Health Administration Press
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Edition description:
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXEC
Pages:
255
Sales rank:
750,620
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Toyota Way to Healthcare Excellence: Increase Efficiency and Improve Quality with Lean 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A must-read for physicians ready to improve their work environment for too long left to others to manage.