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Lean-led hospital design 1 edition

Lean-led hospital design
Naida Grunden

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Lean-led hospital design
creating the efficient hospital of the future
Naida Grunden and Charles Hagood

Published 2012 by Taylor & Francis/CRC in Boca Raton .
Written in English.

About the Book

"The constrained atmosphere of rising costs and falling reimbursement threatening the efficiency and safety of the American hospital is practically screaming for Lean-led design and planning. Addressing years of process workarounds and poor space utilization, this book takes readers through the various stages of the Lean design development philosophy, including Lean architectural design and Lean work design. It provides a simplified timeline of architectural planning, using examples from eight real healthcare facility design and construction projects, and interviews with hospital leaders and architects"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

The two faces of lean : process design and facility design
Traditional vs. lean-led design
A model for lean-led design
Are we too late?
Are we to early?
Standardization supports flexibility
When to break the rules
At the tipping point
Cultural context for lean-led design
Lean technology
Looking toward the future.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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