Stop Rising Healthcare Costs Using Toyota Lean Production Methods

Stop Rising Healthcare Costs Using Toyota Lean Production Methods

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What differentiates this book from other healthcare improvement books is that it is the only one currently available that presents a simple recipe of 38 lean steps for healthcare providers to reduce cost and improve quality. By taking these straightforward steps, healthcare providers can adopt the same lean methods which have enabled companies like Toyota to become so successful. The reader will learn to understand and implement a 38-step recipe to reduce healthcare costs and improve quality at healthcare providers by using Toyota Lean Production methods; understand cost and quality issues facing healthcare in the U.S.; and implement a permanent organizational structure to continuously improve quality and cost within a healthcare organization.Toyotaa#39;s Georgetown plan stopped building the Sienna minivan in December 2002 Sources: Harbour and Associates. ... Automaker Toyota Honda Nissan QM Ford Chrysler Plant location Georgetown, East Liberty, Smyrna, Lansing Grand Kansas ... employment 2002 output 490, 618 222, 742 409, 806 47, 072 518, 137 225, 703 (in units) Labor hours Escape F-150 ... a#39;02 01 a#39;02 a#39;01 a#39;02 Initial quality 145 . , 51 JJf 141 151 145 Problems per 100 cars in first 90 days ot ownership ill II ill 88 IIIanbsp;...

Title:Stop Rising Healthcare Costs Using Toyota Lean Production Methods
Author:Robert Chalice
Publisher:ASQ Quality Press - 2005-06-01


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