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This book describes the Kanban method in detail from the OR perspective and for application in the OR. However, the contents of this book apply to the hospital in general as well, and the Kanban method has application in Central Stores, on nursing floors, in the ED, and any place where supplies are used and stored. Subjects covered include:
Chapter 1: The Benefits of Lean Supplies Management
Chapter 2: Eight Reasons Why Par Doesn t Work Well
Chapter 3: Converting Skeptics, Par vs. Kanban Simulation
Chapter 4: A Brief History of the Kanban Method
Chapter 5: Kanban Basics, The Two-Bin Method
Chapter 6: The Lean Supplies Management Roadmap
Chapter 7: Organizing Medical Supplies
Chapter 8: Kanban Inside the OR
Chapter 9: Advanced Kanban, Multi-Bin and Single Use
Chapter 10: Perpetual Inventory and High Value Items
Chapter 11: Kanban in the OR Examples
Chapter 12: Kaizen, Guidelines for Making it Happen
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Gerard Leone and Richard D. Rahn are the Principals with Leonardo Group Americas, LLC. The mission of Leonardo Group Americas is to assist its hospital clients to achieve success with the implementation of advanced Lean methods. This is accomplished through our talented staff and their profound knowledge and experience, a suite of world-class training seminars, state of the art web-based training, certification programs, books and materials, and through the prudent application of Lean software tools. LGA has been involved with the deployment of Lean in hospitals since 2002, and is a founding member of the Lean Hospital Group. They have conducted Lean improvement projects in virtually every hospital process and Value Stream.
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