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The Lean Prescription

Leader of a large urban public healthcare systemAbout 10 years into her 20 years as CEO of the healthcare system she began to look at how one could actually make healthcare work right After a year of study she and her team concluded that Lean was exactly what healthcare needed During the seven year Lean journey that followed Denver Health dramatically improved uality of care Denver Health achieved a reduction of the expected mortality rate to the lowest among the academic health center members of the University Health System Consortium in 2011The financial results were eually impressive Denver Health realized almost 200 million of well documented hard financial benefit over seven yearsThis bo.


In this book Dr Gabow former CEO of Denver Health of 20 years teams up with Philip Goodman a 34 year veteran of Denver Health who directed the Lean System group to share their Lean journey The Lean Prescription Powerful Medicine for Our Ailing Healthcare System tells the story of how Dr Gabow led Denver Health to become the first healthcare organization to be awarded the Shingo Bronze Medallion Prize for Operational ExcellenceDetailing the foundational Lean principles the book provides readers with the benefit of the experience of an integrated healthcare system's successful seven year Lean journey This book grew out Gabow's 40 years' experience as a practicing physician teacher researcher and.

Patricia A Gabow ´ 1 REVIEW

Ok provides authoritative guidance on how to effectively implement a Lean transformation in a healthcare system that includes hospitals HMOs community health centers call centers and paramedics Providing an accessible explanation of the Lean philosophy and tools the book includes helpful exercises and examples of Lean applications The book goes beyond the hospital environment to the broader healthcare sector In December 2015 Gabow and Goodman were awarded the Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award for the book The Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award recognizes and promotes research and writing regarding new knowledge and understanding of lean and operational excellen.

1 thoughts on “The Lean Prescription

  1. says:

    This was a good book in an academic sense I found the book a little dated in the usage of physical charts post it notes and other older school tools that are now better suited to use with electronic medical records EMR and

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