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The Toyota way to healthcare excellence : increase efficiency and improve quality with Lean /
John Black with David Miller.
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Chicago : Health Administration Press, c2008.
description
xiii, 255 p. : ill., ports.
ISBN
1567932932 (alk. paper), 9781567932935 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Chicago : Health Administration Press, c2008.
isbn
1567932932 (alk. paper)
9781567932935 (alk. paper)
contents note
An open letter to healthcare CEOs -- Eliminating waste will transform American health care -- A brief history of Lean -- The "Lean House" and model lines -- Your Lean action plan -- Building kaizen leaders -- Flow in a healthcare environment -- Kanban and the supply chain -- Lean comes to Virginia Mason Medical Center -- Virginia Mason Medical Center case studies -- Lean comes to Park Nicollet Health Services -- Park Nicollet Health Services case studies.
catalogue key
6676987
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
An Open Letter to Healthcare Leadersp. 3
Eliminating Waste Will Transform American Healthcarep. 13
A Brief History of Leanp. 27
Implementation
The "Lean House" and Model Linesp. 41
Your Lean Action Planp. 61
Building Kaizen Leadersp. 87
Flow in a Healthcare Environmentp. 105
Kanban and the Supply Chainp. 129
Case Examples
Lean Comes to Virginia Mason Medical Centerp. 149
Virginia Mason Medical Center Case Studiesp. 165
Lean Comes to Park Nicollet Health Servicesp. 191
Park Nicollet Health Services Case Studiesp. 205
Afterwordp. 225
Virginia Mason Medical Center Physician Compactp. 229
Glossaryp. 231
Acknowledgmentsp. 241
Indexp. 245
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