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Leveraging lean in the emergency department : creating a cost effective, standardized, high quality, patient-focused operation

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Joyce Kerpchar, Charles Protzman, George Mayzell. --Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press , c2015.
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This book is part of a series of titles that are a spin-off of the Shingo Prize-winning book Leveraging Lean in Healthcare: Transforming Your Enterprise into a High Quality Patient Care Delivery System. Each book in the series focuses on a specific aspect of healthcare that has demonstrated significant process and quality improvements after a Lean implementation Emergency departments have become notorious for long wait times and questionable quality of care. By adopting Lean manufacturing con…
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Author
Kerpchar, Joyce
Other Authors
Protzman, Charles
Mayzell, George
Responsibility
Joyce Kerpchar, Charles Protzman, George Mayzell
Place of Publication
Boca Raton, FL
Publisher
CRC Press
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (364 p.)
ISBN
9781482237320
Subjects (MeSH)
Emergency medical services - administration
Emergency medical services - cost effectiveness
Emergency medical services - quality control
Subjects (LCSH)
Emergency medical services - Administration
Emergency medical services - Cost effectiveness
Emergency medical services - Quality control
Six sigma (Quality control standard)
Total quality management
Abstract
This book is part of a series of titles that are a spin-off of the Shingo Prize-winning book Leveraging Lean in Healthcare: Transforming Your Enterprise into a High Quality Patient Care Delivery System. Each book in the series focuses on a specific aspect of healthcare that has demonstrated significant process and quality improvements after a Lean implementation Emergency departments have become notorious for long wait times and questionable quality of care. By adopting Lean manufacturing concepts, hospitals can turn the emergency department into a valuable service for the hospital and the community.
Contents
Contents: Front Cover; Contents; Preface: Leveraging Lean in the Emergency Department; Acknowledgments; Authors; Chapter 1: Introduction to Lean; Chapter 2: Batching vs. Lean Thinking and Flow; Chapter 3: Lean and Change Management; Chapter 4: Lean Foundation; Chapter 5: Basic Lean Concepts and Tools -- Assessment and Analyze; Chapter 6: Putting It All Together; Chapter 7: Implementing Lean in a Healthcare Environment; Chapter 8: Executives and Lean; Chapter 9: Roles and Responsibilities of Managers and Supervisors; Chapter 10: What It Means to Have a Lean Culture -- Chapter 11: Leveraging Lean in the Emergency DepartmentAppendix; Appendix: Glossary; Back Cover.
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