Lean for Healthcare:

To survive in today's healthcare environment, organizations must deliver high quality patient care while reducing costs and dealing with staffing shortages. Financial constraints must not be allowed to affect quality. Derived from the Toyota Production System, Lean Healthcare provides tools that enable hospitals to focus on the elimination of waste, thus achieving a balance between quality and costs. The Lean Healthcare series was created to assist healthcare professionals to develop and understand the fundamentals of Lean Healthcare and use of lean tools.