Lean Tools for Healthcare Series

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  • Just-in-Time for Healthcare book cover

    Just-in-Time for Healthcare

    1st Edition

    By Thomas L. Jackson

    The change from traditional ways of producing and managing healthcare services to a just-in-time approach requires a new understanding about what adds value for the patient or customer, and what does not. Just-in-Time for Healthcare is intended to share powerful knowledge that will help you…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Productivity Press
    Lean Tools for Healthcare Series

  • Mistake Proofing for Lean Healthcare book cover

    Mistake Proofing for Lean Healthcare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samuel Carlson, MD, Maura May

    The principles of mistake proofing, long used to eliminate errors and defects across a range of industries, are now being applied in healthcare organizations around the world to help ensure patient safety, improve services, and eliminate waste.Mistake Proofing for Lean Healthcare is based on the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-03
    Productivity Press
    Lean Tools for Healthcare Series

  • Mapping Clinical Value Streams book cover

    Mapping Clinical Value Streams

    1st Edition

    By Thomas L. Jackson

    Tens of thousands of patients die unnecessarily every year as a result of errors and defects in our healthcare processes. Those that survive often pay too much for the privilege. The value stream mapping methods described in Mapping Clinical Value Streams will help you achieve more efficient health…

    Paperback – 2013-05-20
    Productivity Press
    Lean Tools for Healthcare Series

  • Kaizen Workshops for Lean Healthcare book cover

    Kaizen Workshops for Lean Healthcare

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas L. Jackson

    Part of the Lean Tools for Healthcare series, this user-friendly book will help to improve your understanding of kaizen. It describes exactly what a kaizen event is and details all the phases necessary for implementing continuous improvement practices in your healthcare organization. Kaizen…

    Paperback – 2012-08-27
    Productivity Press
    Lean Tools for Healthcare Series

  • Standard Work for Lean Healthcare book cover

    Standard Work for Lean Healthcare

    1st Edition

    By Thomas L. Jackson

    Proven to increase efficiencies in the manufacturing sector, Standard Work has become a key element in reducing process waste, ensuring patient safety, and improving healthcare services. Part of the Lean Tools for Healthcare Series, this reader-friendly book builds on the success of the bestselling…

    Paperback – 2011-07-08
    Productivity Press
    Lean Tools for Healthcare Series

  • 5S for Healthcare book cover

    5S for Healthcare

    1st Edition

    By Thomas L. Jackson

    While there are a growing number of books based on the Toyota Production System, or lean, focused on healthcare, there are very few that detail the tools that make lean more than just a way of thinking and put the methodology into practice. Based on Hiroyuki Hirano's classic 5 Pillars of the…

    Paperback – 2009-12-23
    Productivity Press
    Lean Tools for Healthcare Series