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Polish Dialysis Center Employees Use Visual Management to Increase Safety, Improve Organization of Medical Facility

Date:
February 2015
Pages:
pp. 1 - 6
Author(s):
Złotowska, Katarzyna

Abstract

The Regional Nephrology Centre (RNC) Dializa in Poland uses efficient and effective methods of lean philosophy to ensure patient safety and a high-quality level of medical services. The RNC was experiencing problems related to workspace organization, use of utility rooms, and treatment space shared among patients. Staff used visual management (VM) lean methods such as 5S, gemba, and kaizen to improve organization and efficiency of hospital space.

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