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Author Black, John R

Title The Toyota way to healthcare excellence : increase efficiency and improve quality with Lean / John Black with David Miller
Published Chicago : Health Administration Press, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages) : illustrations
Series American College of Healthcare Executives management series
Management series (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Contents An open letter to healthcare leaders -- 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Medical care -- United States -- Quality control
Medical care -- United States -- Cost effectiveness
Health services administration -- United States
Chief executive officers -- United States
Hospital administrators -- United States
Organizational effectiveness -- United States
Organizational change.
Quality Assurance, Health Care -- methods -- United States
Health Facility Administration
Efficiency, Organizational -- United States
Health Facilities -- organization & administration -- United States
Organizational Innovation -- United States
Efficiency, Organizational
Organizational Innovation
Quality Assurance, Health Care -- methods
Organizational change
Chief executive officers
Health services administration
Hospital administrators
Medical care -- Cost effectiveness
Medical care -- Quality control
Organizational effectiveness
SUBJECT United States
Subject United States
Form Electronic book
Author Miller, David, 1944 June 18-
LC no. 2007046264
ISBN 9781567932935