Hospitals and health systems are facing many challenges, including shrinking reimbursements and the need to improve patient safety and quality. A growing number of healthcare organizations are turning to the Lean management system as an alternative to traditional cost cutting and layoffs. "Kaizen," which is translated from Japanese as "good change"

chapter 1|24 pages

The Need for Kaizen

chapter 2|20 pages

What Is Kaizen?

chapter 3|18 pages

Types of Kaizen

chapter 4|18 pages

Creating a Kaizen Culture

chapter 5|18 pages

Daily Kaizen Methods

chapter 6|16 pages

The Role of Senior Leaders in Kaizen

chapter 7|18 pages

The Role of Other Leaders in Kaizen

chapter 8|14 pages

Organization-Wide Kaizen Programs

chapter 9|6 pages