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Doing Something About Costs

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All hospitals and clinics face the challenge of ever increasing costs. The most common path to successful cost reduction is through the so-called Lean method. This approach is used by more hospitals, and other businesses, than any other to identify waste and unnecessary expense. According to a national study of the American Society for Quality, 53 percent of sampled hospitals are engaged in some level of Lean deployment.

Belson, PhD, David

Wortham, DrPh, Jennifer

Institute for Performance Excellence

Performance Improvement

March 6, 2013

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