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Improving healthcare using Toyota lean production methods : 46 steps for improvement / Robert Chalice.

Author/Creator:
Chalice, Robert.
Publication:
Milwaukee, Wis. : ASQ Quality Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 302 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Medical care -- Cost control.
Medical care -- Quality control.
Medical care -- Cost effectiveness.
Production management.
Production control.
Toyota Jidōsha Kabushiki Kaisha.
Medical subjects:
Health Care Costs -- United States.
Cost Control -- methods -- United States.
Health Care Reform -- economics -- United States.
Quality of Health Care -- economics -- United States.
Contents:
U.S. healthcare system problems
Respect for employees
46 steps to improve cost and quality in the U.S. healthcare system
A capsule summary of a lean Toyota-like production system for healthcare
A short to-do list to nationally improve U.S. healthcare cost and quality.
Notes:
Rev. ed. of: Stop rising healthcare costs using Toyota lean production methods. 2005.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Chalice, Robert.
American Society for Quality.
ISBN:
9780873897136 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0873897137 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
82472878