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Healthcare can learn from industrial engineering and process management applications, paper suggests

 

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Healthcare can learn from industrial engineering and process management applications, paper suggests

The Rightcare team’s paper of the week examines a lean health care transformation model that integrates queuing theory and lean methodology to improve the dynamic performance of the health care system.

The authors demonstrate that the lean health care (LEAN-HC) model delivers more efficient services by increasing hospital capacity while reducing non-value added times and overhead costs. More …..