Applying Manufacturing Principles to Improve Healthcare
By Albert Gibosse | Blue Label Weekly Magazine | WEBSITE |
The manufacturing principles of the Toyota Production System as well as the concept of value stream or work flow diagrams are effective strategies that can be easily emulated to effectively deliver healthcare efficiently. The well known 80/20 rule in manufacturing can make patient care more efficient. Likewise, there are 8 ways waste can be reduced in health care delivery, instead of using the ineffective and inefficient push medicine strategy.