Writing the new playbook for U.S. health care: lessons from Wisconsin.

@article{Toussaint2009WritingTN,
  title={Writing the new playbook for U.S. health care: lessons from Wisconsin.},
  author={J. Toussaint},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2009},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={
          1343-50
        }
}
  • J. Toussaint
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Health affairs
  • U.S. taxpayers waste far too much money on health care that is merely average or worse. Some health care providers, including ThedaCare, a major Wisconsin health care company, are using the tools of lean manufacturing to eliminate millions of dollars of waste that obstructs the provision of effective medicine. ThedaCare studies care delivery processes to improve care and lower costs. Lessons from lean manufacturing and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement are lowering incidence of preterm… CONTINUE READING

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