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Lean hospitals : improving quality, patient safety, and employee engagement / Mark Graban.

By: Graban, Mark [author.].
Publisher: Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 2016Edition: Third edition.Description: 330 p. ; cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781498743259 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Hospital Administration -- methods | Hospital Administration -- economics | Total Quality Management -- methods | Efficiency, Organizational | Patient Safety | Quality ImprovementGenre/Form: Print books.
Contents:
The need for lean -- Overview of lean for hospitals and health systems -- Value and waste -- Observing the process and value streams -- Standardized work as a foundation of lean -- Lean methods : visual management, 5S, and kanban --Proactive root cause problem solving -- Preventing errors and harm -- Improving flow -- Lean design -- Engaging and leading employees -- Getting started with lean -- A vision for a lean hospital and health system.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The need for lean -- Overview of lean for hospitals and health systems -- Value and waste -- Observing the process and value streams -- Standardized work as a foundation of lean -- Lean methods : visual management, 5S, and kanban --Proactive root cause problem solving -- Preventing errors and harm -- Improving flow -- Lean design -- Engaging and leading employees -- Getting started with lean -- A vision for a lean hospital and health system.

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