Problems Lean Solves, An Improvement Story
SEATTLE, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Mason Institute, a leading lean education resource for health care organizations, just released a news story that outlines how teams at Virginia Mason improved the surgery setup process and enhanced quality and safety, reduced wait times for patients, increased physician satisfaction and strengthened staff communication.
How did these health care employees work together to dramatically reduce instrument assembly time and inventory to make surgical procedures safer and the patient experience better?
Click here to find out what Virginia Mason's teams discovered that made the greatest difference.
At Virginia Mason Institute, the lean methods we teach — and our primary source of inspiration — come from the remarkable work our colleagues do every day at Virginia Mason.
- Surgery Setup: Making a Difference for People, Safety and Costs
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Virginia Mason Institute provides lean coaching and education to organizations worldwide to improve patient safety, quality and efficiency. Our certified lean experts help health care leaders embed a sustainable lean culture that produces better care and improves patient and staff satisfaction.
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