A growing, aging population; the rise to epidemic proportions of various chronic diseases; competing, often overlapping medical technologies; and of course, skyrocketing costs compounded by waste and inefficiency - these are just a few of the multifarious challenges currently facing healthcare delivery. Anunexpected source of solutions is being imported from the manufacturing sector: lean thinking. Lean Principles for Healthcare presents a conceptual framework, management principles, and practical tools for professionals ...

Lean Thinking for Healthcare 2016, Springer

ISBN-13: 9781493952458

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

Lean Thinking for Healthcare 2013, Springer-Verlag New York Inc., New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781461480358

2014 edition