Lean management in health care: definition, concepts, methodology and effects reported (systematic review protocol)

@inproceedings{Lawal2014LeanMI,
  title={Lean management in health care: definition, concepts, methodology and effects reported (systematic review protocol)},
  author={Adegboyega K Lawal and Thomas Rotter and Leigh D Kinsman and Nazmi Sari and Liz Harrison and Cathy Jeffery and Mareike Kutz and Mohammad Feroz Khan and Rachel Flynn},
  booktitle={Systematic reviews},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Lean is a set of operating philosophies and methods that help create a maximum value for patients by reducing waste and waits. It emphasizes the consideration of the customer's needs, employee involvement and continuous improvement. Research on the application and implementation of lean principles in health care has been limited. METHODS This is a protocol for a systematic review, following the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care (EPOC) methodology. The review aims… CONTINUE READING
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