Thanks for visiting the discussion forum and community for my Shingo award-winning book Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Satisfaction. I hope we can discuss the topics and concepts from my book - ask me questions and please share examples and discuss with other readers of my book and other active practitioners in this exciting field. -- Mark Graban
I have recently visited a public sector hospital in Mexico and it give the impression we can not reach the same Lean approach than a private hospital since there are different interesting (such as…Continue
Started by Daniel San in General Discussion Jun 19, 2012.
Hello, Anyone in the group has worked on this same issue?We are experiencing long delays in our nursing units because the ED registrationarea has the printer for the arm bands. This is an issue for…Continue
Dear Readers:One thing I've heard some debate about is the definitions of "value" for patient care activities. There's usually no controversy over direct treatment -- giving an injection, performing…Continue
Eight waste: underutilized potential and intellect.Many skilled Lean leaders we’ve spoken to have expressed frustration and disappointment with moving their career to the healthcare industry.Most…Continue