Month: May 2013

Total 4 Posts

Review of Perfecting Patient Journeys

Perfecting Patient Journeys by Judy Worth, Tom Shuker, Beau Keyte, Karl Ohaus, Jim Luckman, David Verble, Kirk Paluska, Todd Nickel and Sam Watson is the latest in a series of practical workbooks from the Lean Enterprise Institute. Think of this as “Value Stream Mapping for Healthcare” which the book does

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Is it Worth the Time to Kaizen This?

If you have ever wondered, “is it worth the time to kaizen this?” here is your guide to answer that question. It’s from a strictly mathematical point of view, and keep in mind this is assuming five-year payback, so adjust the numbers accordingly for quicker expectation of ROI. (Source: XKCD,

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