The 5 "S's" to Creating an Efficient Hospital EnvironmentHealthcare News
Date: Fri, 13 Apr, 2012 at 13:18
Under pressure to reduce costs and improve quality, many hospitals and health systems are adopting approaches to improve processes. Some strategies, such as Lean and Six Sigma, aim to streamline processes by eliminating waste in the system. Improving the efficiency of processes also depends on eliminating waste in the environment in which the processes occur. Ron Keith, a healthcare consultant at TechSolve, explains how the 5S system provides a framework for improving efficiency in the hospital environment.
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