Advanced Lean Thinking: Proven Methods to Reduce Waste and Improve Quality in Health Care

Advanced Lean Thinking: Proven Methods to Reduce Waste and Improve Quality in Health Care

by Gary S. Kaplan

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599402284
Publisher: Jcr Publications
Publication date: 11/28/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword v

Introduction 1

Part 1 The Lean Toolbox

Chapter 1 Value Stream Mapping 15

Chapter 2 5S Event 33

Chapter 3 Kaizen Event 45

Chapter 4 Error Proofing 57

Chapter 5 Six Sigma 71

Part 2 Lean Applications

Chapter 6 Lean in the Hospital Setting: Using Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen to Improve Patient Care at Virginia Mason Medical Center 89

Chapter 7 Lean in the Hospital Setting: Using Six Sigma to Improve Nurse Retention at Morton Plant Mease Health Care 97

Chapter 8 Lean in the Ambulatory Care Setting: Using Kaizen/2P to Redesign an Outpatient Pavilion at Advocate Good Shepherd 111

Chapter 9 Lean in the Ambulatory Care Setting: Using Kaizen to Improve Primary Care Patient Flow at Denver Community Health Services 121

Chapter 10 Lean in the Home Health Care Setting: Using Kaizen to Improve Home Medical Equipment Pickup at Northeast Health 129

Chapter 11 Lean in the Behavioral Health Care Setting: Using A3 to Improve Client Outcomes at Pyramid Healthcare 139

Chapter 12 How to Make Lean Work for Your Organization: A Look at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America 147

Appendix Resources 155

Glossary 161

Index 167

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