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This book provides guidance on applying Lean improvement to clinical and non-clinical processes in order to deliver world class improvements in results and culture. The author presents valuable lessons learned in providing improvements to the healthcare industry. The text examines the most common improvement tools and approaches, focusing on the application of the Toyota Production System for the delivery of quality patient care. It includes numerous case studies from the U.S. and Canada.

About Ronald Bercaw

Ronald Bercaw is the President of Breakthrough Horizons, LTD, a management consulting company specializing in World Class Improvement through the application of the Toyota Business System, more commonly known as Lean. With more than 20 years of experience in operations, his Lean management experience was gained through multiple enterprise transformations in different industries including custom packaging, power reliability electronics assembly, and test and measurement products. Educated at Purdue University, he learned the details and disciplined applications of Lean principles, habits, and tools from both the Shingijutsu Sensei and their first generation disciples. Working in both shop floor and above the shop floor areas, Ron has vigorously strived to remove waste from businesses through the involvement and ideas of the people doing the work. Ron has consulting experience in the healthcare sector (US and Canada Health Systems, including primary care, acute care, and community applications of both clinical and back shop improvement), the commercial sector (administration, manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, and engineering), and the public sector (US Army, US Navy, US Air Force including MRO, Pentagon, and Surgeon General Assignments).

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Author : Ronald Bercaw
Publisher : Productivity Press
Data Published : 01 November 2011
ISBN : 1439862397
EAN : 9781439862391
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 180 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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