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Author Gabow, Patricia A., author.

Title The lean prescription : powerful medicine for our ailing healthcare system / Patricia A. Gabow, Philip L. Goodman. [O'Reilly electronic resource]

Edition 1st.
Publication Info. New York : Productivity Press, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why Worry about American Healthcare; Those Left Out; Huge Cost; Quality Chasm; Prevailing Culture of Healthcare; Impact on the Rest of the World; Potential Solutions; ; Role of Leadership in Health System Transformation ; Defining the Journey; Implementing the Journey; Committing to Outcome; ; Why Pick Lean for Healthcare Transformation ; Philosophy of Lean; Eight Wastes; ; Toyota Principles and Working Concepts of Lean ; 14 Toyota Principles; Working Concepts of Lean; Customer Defines Value; Standardize to Solve and Improve; Deliver Value on Demand without Waste/Flow the Process; Manage for Daily Improvement and Relentlessly Pursue Perfection; Mutual Respect and Shared Responsibility Enable Higher Levels of Performance; ; Lean Tool.
Box ; Tools to Create Prioritization and Alignment; True North; Transformation Plan of Care (Simpler Business System®); Value Streams; Tools to See Waste; 5 Whys; Waste Walk; Spaghetti Diagram; Communication Circle; Takt Time and Cycle Time; Takt Time; Cycle Time; First Pass Yield; Process Mapping; Seven Tools of Quality; Fishbone; Pareto Chart; Tools to Eliminate Waste; 5S; Standard Work; Poka Yoke, Jidoka,
And Andon; Poka Yoke; Jidoka; Andon; Kanban; Quick Changeover; Level Loading; Flow Cell; Visual Management; Production Boards; Tools for Quality; Tools for Structure; Rapid Improvement Events; A3; Tools for Design; 3P and 2P; Vertical Value Stream; ; Structure for Lean Implementation ; Sensei Guidance; Management Structure; ; Deploying Lean ; Training; Black Belts; Organizational 5S; Rapid Improvement Events.
Pre-Work; Team Members; Structure for RIE Week; Post-Work; RIE Examples; Applying Design Tools; Communication; ; Metrics, Reporting, and Information Archiving ; Metrics; Financial Metrics; Quality Metrics; Human Development Metrics; Reporting; Information Archiving; ; Outcomes and Lessons Learned ; Outcomes; Lessons Learned; ; Appendix; ; References; ; Index.
Subject Medical economics -- United States.
Medical care -- Cost shifting -- United States.
Medical care, Cost of -- United States.
Medical care, Cost of. (OCoLC)fst01013902
Medical care -- Cost shifting. (OCoLC)fst01013784
Medical economics. (OCoLC)fst01014004
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Goodman, Philip L., author.
Other Form: Print version: 9781482246384
ISBN 9781482246391 (PDF ebook)
1482246392 (PDF ebook)
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