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Lean Healthcare, Second Edition

Lean Healthcare, Second Edition

A Practical Guide for Executing Lean Improvements with Real-World Case Studies

Dennis R. Delisle

Softcover, 320 pages, Published 2020
Dimensions: 7 x 10 inches
ISBN: 9781951058449
Item Number: H1580

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  • lean thinking
  • healthcare
  • process improvement
  • waste reduction


Lean healthcare is not about being better, but rather becoming the best at getting better. Today’s challenge in the healthcare environment is your ability to improve at a greater rate than surrounding competitors. This book focuses on the model, strategy, and lessons learned in implementing lean thinking in a practical way. Using real-world case studies, the book provides approaches and tools to facilitate rapid improvements, along with a bonus section on pandemic preparedness. By following this accessible, user-friendly guide, you can achieve meaningful results right away.

Dr. Dennis R. Delisle currently serves as the Executive Director for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s flagship University Hospital. Through the Thomas Jefferson University College of Population Health, Dennis founded and oversees the Master of Science degree program in Operational Excellence, one of the first of its kind in the nation. He is the author of two books about streamlining and transforming healthcare.