The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen
Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement
Swartz, Joseph E.
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Productivity Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $29.95|
| Book Description: |
Hospitals and health systems are facing many challenges, including shrinking reimbursements and the need to improve patient safety and quality. A growing number of healthcare organizations are turning to the Lean management system as an alternative to traditional cost cutting and layoffs. "Kaizen," which is translated from Japanese as "good change" or "change for the better," is a core pillar of the Lean strategy for today's best healthcare organizations. Kaizen is a...