Post-acute care

A tool to improve mobility in hospitalized patients

This post on the HBR Blog Network describes a visual tool at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle that has accelerated patient mobility. Research has shown that early mobility is an important aspect for improved patient outcomes and shortened length of stay.

Paging Dr Toyota

Discussion of applications of lean within the OR.

Our Lean Journey Continues and What A Year It's Been!

Lean projects at Kaiser Permanente are detailed and discussed. The report is a system-level presentation showing many departmental improvements.

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