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Synopsis: Part case study, part manifesto, this groundbreaking new book by a doctor and a healthcare executive uses real-life anecdotes and the logic of lean thinking to make a convincing argument that a revolutionary new kind of healthcare -- lean healthcare -- is urgently needed and eminently doable. In On the Mend: Revolutionizing Healthcare to Save Lives and Transform the Industry John Toussaint, MD, former CEO of ThedaCare, and Roger A. Gerard, PhD, its chief learning officer, candidly describe the triumphs and stumbles of a seven-year journey to lean healthcare, an effort that continues today and that has slashed medical errors, improved patient outcomes, raised staff morale, and saved $27 million dollars in costs without layoffs. Find out: * How lean techniques of value-stream-mapping and rapid improvement events cut the average "door-to-balloon" time for heart attack patients at two hospitals from 90 minutes to 37. * What ThedaCare leaders did to replace medicine's "shame and blame" culture with a lean culture based on continuous improvement and respect for people. * How the lean principle of "building in quality at the source" broke down divisions among medical specialties allowing teams to develop patient care plans faster. * Why traditional modern management is the single biggest impediment to lean healthcare. * How the plan-do-study-act cycle coupled with rapid improvement events cut the wait time at a robotic radiosurgery unit from 26 days to six. * How the lean concept of "one piece flow" saved time in treating ischemic stroke patients, increasing the number of patients receiving a CT scan within 25 minutes from 51% to 89%. * How senior leaders at other healthcare organizations can begin their own lean transformations using a nine-step action plan based on what ThedaCare did -- and what it would do differently. Toussaint and Gerard prove that lean healthcare does not mean less care. On the Mend shows that when care is truly re-de
Title: On the Mend: Revolutionizing Healthcare to ...
Publisher: Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc.
Book Condition: VERY GOOD
Book Description Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc., 2010. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP30697872
Book Description Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. Hardcover. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. May have creases on the cover and binding caused from handling and reading. Some pages may contain writing and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2796942999
Book Description Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. Book Condition: Good. purchase supports More Tha n Words, a nonprofit job training program for youth, empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business. Bookseller Inventory # BOS-H-09j-00046
Book Description Lean Enterprise Institute, Inc. Book Condition: Acceptable. Hardcover The item is fairly worn but still readable. Signs of wear include aesthetic issues such as scratches, worn covers, damaged binding. The item may have identifying markings on it or show other signs of previous use. May have page creases, creased spine, bent cover or markings inside. Packed with care, shipped promptly. Bookseller Inventory # M-01-0779
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Book Description Lean Enterprise Institute, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Light shelving wear with minimal damage to cover and bindings. Pages show minor use. Bookseller Inventory # G1934109274I3N00
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Book Description Lean Enterprise Institute, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. This copy appears to be in nearly new condition. Bookseller Inventory # G1934109274I2N00
Book Description Lean Enterprise Institute, Incorporated. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Bookseller Inventory # G1934109274I4N00