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Lean Healthcare By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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I am encouraged to see healthcare leaders looking beyond the ways they have always done things in the past to implementing innovative solutions such as Lean to curb the industry's skyrocketing costs,... More > poor quality, nursing shortages and employee dissatisfaction; all symptoms of deeper problems inherent in the system itself. Today’s forward looking healthcare providers have realized the financial and moral imperatives for improving quality and safety and eliminating waste as strategies for responding to their pressing challenges. Lean Healthcare (adapted from the Toyota Production System) is not just for manufacturing or another short-term fix; it’s a way to transform an entire organization into a safe and high-quality, high-performing healthcare delivery system. If implemented properly, it can be the "how to" for managing change and creating continuous improvement.< Less
Lean Healthcare By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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I am encouraged to see healthcare leaders looking beyond the ways they have always done things in the past to implementing innovative solutions such as Lean to curb the industry's skyrocketing costs,... More > poor quality, nursing shortages and employee dissatisfaction; all symptoms of deeper problems inherent in the system itself. Today’s forward looking healthcare providers have realized the financial and moral imperatives for improving quality and safety and eliminating waste as strategies for responding to their pressing challenges. Lean Healthcare (adapted from the Toyota Production System) is not just for manufacturing or another short-term fix; it’s a way to transform an entire organization into a safe and high-quality, high-performing healthcare delivery system. If implemented properly, it can be the "how to" for managing change and creating continuous improvement.< Less
Leaning Into The Corner By Shelley Whitney
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A concise and quirky account of Shelley Whitney's journey into her true gender. It describes her encounters with doctors, psychologists, persistent dancers and fellow travelers before culminating in... More > an honest and graphic day by day account of her stay in hospital for gender reassignment surgery.< Less
Leaning Into The Corner By Shelley Whitney
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A concise and quirky account of Shelley Whitney's journey into her true gender. It describes her encounters with doctors, psychologists, persistent dancers and fellow travelers before culminating in... More > an honest and graphic day by day account of her stay in hospital for gender reassignment surgery.< Less
Critical Access Hospitals By David Allison
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Critical Access Hospital: The project assignment was to design a prototype Critical Access Hospital [CAH] that operates on “Lean” principles and accommodate a range of services in a... More > minimal, flexible and cost effective facility. A CAH is “a rural limited service hospital…under the Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Grant Program. The majority of CAHs are in Health Professional Shortage Areas and/or Medically Underserved Areas.” Proposals were expected to be lean/nimble, adaptable/flexible, healthy/green, community integrated and employ steel construction. The program is based upon collaborative care delivery, minimal patient movement and resource utilization. Clinical areas consisted of 36,200 BGSF. Relevant community health-oriented spaces were added so final proposals involved a range of between 40-50,000 BGSF. The overall goal was to conceptually design a prototype that could be adapted for multiple site and context applications.< Less
Quotes from "Healthcare Kaizen" By Mark Graban & Joseph E. Swartz
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Quotes from the book "Healthcare Kaizen" by Mark Graban and Joseph E. Swartz
5s for Healthcare By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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5s is an integral part of the Lean Healthcare process which promotes "A Place for Everything and Everything is in its Place". When 5s is performed as the first step of a Lean Healthcare... More > effort, processes become more visible and identified “waste” is cleaned out. While change is often perceived with a sense of apprehension, participants in the 5s program begin to taste change as something that can be positive and even fun, paving the way for a true Lean Healthcare transformation. 5s clearly communicates that management is willing to allow the employees to be involved in the process of change. The goal of 5s is to have a workstation and office area that is Joint Commission ready at all times. 5s creates a neat, clean and orderly environment that will become a source of lasting pride for all employees.< Less
5s for Healthcare By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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5s is an integral part of the Lean Healthcare process which promotes "A Place for Everything and Everything is in its Place". When 5s is performed as the first step of a Lean Healthcare... More > effort, processes become more visible and identified “waste” is cleaned out. While change is often perceived with a sense of apprehension, participants in the 5s program begin to taste change as something that can be positive and even fun, paving the way for a true Lean Healthcare transformation. 5s clearly communicates that management is willing to allow the employees to be involved in the process of change. The goal of 5s is to have a workstation and office area that is Joint Commission ready at all times. 5s creates a neat, clean and orderly environment that will become a source of lasting pride for all employees.< Less
Adventures in Leanland By Russell Watkins
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In this refreshing and engaging book, Russell Watkins proves that ‘lean’ need not be a dull, dry topic. Adventures in Leanland weaves his global experiences into stories, examples and... More > advice to challenge and inform. Russell’s highly readable style traces a path through destinations as diverse as Mumbai and Mexico to give an honest evaluation of what you and your business must become to survive these turbulent times. Discover the critical lessons that ‘lean’ can learn from professional cycling, sniper training, baseball fights, nuclear accidents and panda breeding. If you earn your living in Operations (in a factory, service centre, office or hospital) Adventures in Leanland is a must read. CEOs, MDs, Supervisors, and Consultants alike stand to benefit from the insight and hard practical advice packed within these covers. A career that has turned full circle, from being trained by merciless Japanese Toyota Master Engineers to consulting to Toyota group companies, makes Russell’s a voice worth listening to.< Less
Six Sigma Healthcare By Ade Asefeso MCIPS MBA
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Six Sigma Healthcare is a quality improvement methodology that also improves patient and stakeholder satisfaction. Six Sigma Healthcare delivery means helping improve patient outcomes while driving... More > down the cost of patient care. Doing so empowers healthcare providers to become more productive. Now, more than ever, the healthcare industry needs to embrace the economic value proposition of improving productivity. Healthcare sector can learn a good deal from industries that are working toward the Six Sigma goal. Let’s try it in healthcare and see how close we can get.< Less

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