The Lean Healthcare Pocket Guide: Tools for the Elimination of Waste in Hospitals, Clinics, and Other Healthcare Facilities
Debra Hadfield, RN MSN, Shelagh Holmes, RN, Don Tapping
Spiral Bound: 220 pages + 80 illustrations, forms & worksheets; case studies throughout
5.5" x 3.5"
MCS Media, Inc.
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The is a powerful toolkit that offers comprehensive methodology allowing healthcare facilities to create a Lean environment.
The Lean Healthcare Pocket Guide is the collection of input from healthcare professionals and Lean Sensei. It provides easy-to-use and easy-to-understand tools, methods, and concepts based on the world-class Toyota Motor Company. These practices are commonly referred to as Lean. The authors have extensive experience in all aspects of planning, designing, developing, implementing, and training in a wide range of healthcare projects. This book will assist any healthcare facility in the enabling them into a Lean environment where the focus is on both driving strategic change and meeting operational goals.
Special Note to Administrators & Executives: This inexpensive guide is normally purchased in quantity by your peers for wide distribution among their line staff, direct reports and departmental quality improvement groups.
"The Lean Healthcare Pocket Guide is a wealth of Lean tools relating on how to improve the processes within healthcare." - Suzanne Morrison, RN
"The collection of Lean tools in this pocket guide is exactly what our facility requires for our continuous improvement training. A must!" - R. Dewyer, MD
"A gem of information for improving the healthcare industry is contained in this book. There are very practical Lean tool descriptions, along with the step-by-step procedures, relating directly to the needs within the medical community for continuous improvement." - Joanne Darnelle, RN
"The Lean Healthcare Pocket Guide is reasonably priced, tools are well described with excellent illustrations, while also providing numerous case studies on how Lean and Six Sigma have been applied in healthcare." - Curtis Walker, Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Sensei
"As a consultant for hospitals I will be using The Lean Healthcare Pocket Guide as my primary training material. It has the most comprehensive explanation of Lean tools as they relate to healthcare, as well as numerous healthcare case studies presented throughout the guide." - Tom Fabrizio, Lean Sensei
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