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Sustaining Lean in Healthcare free pdf A resource designed to provide the physician's perspective of Lean, this book discusses how to engage physician leaders, apply standard methods for continuous deployment to new sites, and determine shared expectations for what success looks early in the process. The author includes a case study that may be used in setting shared expectations for success along with a framework for continuous deployment of Lean implementation over time and across multiple locations.

About Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson, MD spent 28 years practicing pediatrics while building the practice from a solo physician office to seven pediatricians. He has served as a hospital medical staff president and in various medical director positions. For the last 13 years, he has devoted increasingly greater time to quality improvement in healthcare. For the last 5 years of employment with Presbyterian Healthcare Services, he worked full time in quality improvement and became a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. He was a physician leader for Lean Systems implementation at Presbyterian. He is credited with: Creating a health and chronic disease management system resulting in national benchmark performance in diabetes care Developing a curriculum and teaching more than 200 clinicians and senior leaders advanced tools and techniques in quality improvement Implementing elements of the advanced medical home Creating a patient-centered care environment through the creation of patient and family advisory councils in PMG clinics Leading and supporting successful Lean implementations resulting in dramatic improvements in ambulatory clinics and inpatient settings He currently owns a Lean consulting business, Blue Corn Professional Services, LLC, and is a physician coach for the Studer Group.

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Author : Michael Nelson
Publisher : CRC Press Inc
Data Published : 23 May 2011
ISBN : 143984027X
EAN : 9781439840276
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 225 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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