Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement, Third Edition (Med-Tech)

Author: Mark Graban
Publisher: CRC Press
Date Published: 2016
Pages: 312
Cover Type: Soft Cover
Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

Each section of this course satisfies the Florida one hour requirement in administration/supervision. Section B also meets the two hour prevention of medical errors requirement.

For those certified by ASCP, Section A provides 10 contact hours in laboratory management. Section B provides 8 hours in laboratory management and two hours in patient safety.

If you’d like to learn more about Lean methods, this is a great place to start.

Lean Hospitals, Third Edition explains how to use the Lean methodology and mindsets to improve safety, quality, access and morale while reducing costs, increasing capacity, and strengthening the long-term bottom line. This updated, expanded edition explains how Lean practices can help reduce frustrations for caregivers, prevent delays and harm for patients, and improve the long-term health of your organization.

This edition includes new sections on structured Lean problem-solving methods (including Toyota kata), Lean Design, and other topics used by leading edge health systems. Additional examples, case studies, and explanations are also included throughout the book.

Please note: Section B meets the Florida 2 hour prevention of medical errors requirement. For ASCP Section B provides two hours in patient safety.

Chapters:

  1. The Need for Lean Hospitals
  2. Overview of Lean for Hospitals and Health Systems
  3. Value and Waste
  4. Observing the Process and Value Streams
  5. Standardized Work as a Foundation of Lean
  6. Lean Methods: Visual Management, 5S, and Kanban
  7. Proactive Root Cause Problem Solving
  8. Preventing Errors and Harm
  9. Improving Flow
  10. Lean Design
  11. Engaging and Leading Employees
  12. Getting Started with Lean
  13. A Vision for a Lean Hospital and Health System

NameDeliveryCourse CodeHoursPrice 
Book and both quizzes (Sections A and B)ShippedLean16AB MT20.0$84.00
Book and Section AShippedLEAN16A MT10.0$79.00
Book and Section BShippedLEAN16B MT10.0$79.00
Sections A and B (quiz-only)ShippedLEAN16AB MT QZ20.0$48.00
Section A quiz onlyShippedLEAN16A MT QZ10.0$29.00
Section B quiz onlyShippedLEAN16B MT QZ10.0$29.00
Sections A and B (quiz-only)OnlineLean16AB MT QZ20.0$48.00
Section A quiz onlyOnlineLEAN16A MT QZ10.0$29.00
Section B quiz onlyOnlineLEAN16B MT QZ10.0$29.00
Name / Course CodePrice / DeliveryHours 
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(Lean16AB MT)
$84.00
Shipped
20.0
Book and Section A
(LEAN16A MT)
$79.00
Shipped
10.0
Book and Section B
(LEAN16B MT)
$79.00
Shipped
10.0
Sections A and B (quiz-only)
(LEAN16AB MT QZ)
$48.00
Shipped
20.0
Section A quiz only
(LEAN16A MT QZ)
$29.00
Shipped
10.0
Section B quiz only
(LEAN16B MT QZ)
$29.00
Shipped
10.0
Sections A and B (quiz-only)
(Lean16AB MT QZ)
$48.00
Online
20.0
Section A quiz only
(LEAN16A MT QZ)
$29.00
Online
10.0
Section B quiz only
(LEAN16B MT QZ)
$29.00
Online
10.0