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Lean thinking for healthcare, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Latif Al-Hakim, Chris Gonzalez, Joseph Tan, editors

Lean thinking for healthcare
Lean thinking for healthcare
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Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Latif Al-Hakim, Chris Gonzalez, Joseph Tan, editors
A growing, aging population; the rise to epidemic proportions of various chronic diseases; competing, often overlapping medical technologies; and of course, skyrocketing costs compounded by waste and inefficiency - these are just a few of the multifarious challenges currently facing healthcare delivery. An unexpected source of solutions is being imported from the manufacturing sector: lean thinking. "Lean Principles for Healthcare" presents a conceptual framework, management principles, and practical tools for professionals tasked with designing and implementing modern, streamlined healthcare systems or overhauling faulty ones. Focusing on core components such as knowledge management, e-health, patient-centeredness, and collaborative care, chapters illustrate lean concepts in action across specialties (as diverse as nursing, urology, and emergency care) and around the globe. Extended case examples show health systems responding to consumer needs and provider realities with equal efficiency and effectiveness, and improved quality and patient outcomes. Further, contributors tackle the gamut of technological, medical, cultural, and business issues
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  • bibliography
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Healthcare delivery in the information age
Lean thinking for healthcare, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Latif Al-Hakim, Chris Gonzalez, Joseph Tan, editors
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  • The Application of Lean in the Healthcare Sector: Theory and Practical Examples
  • Nathan Houchens, Christopher S. Kim
  • Business Value of IT in Healthcare
  • Peter Haddad, Mark Gregory, Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Initiatives of Service-Oriented Architecture Towards Performance Improvement in Healthcare
  • Fatemeh Hoda Moghimi, Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Adapted Lean Thinking for Emergency Departments: Information Quality Perspective
  • Latif Al-Hakim
  • Part I:
  • Key Concepts, Tools and Techniques
  • Lean Principles for Healthcare
  • Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Artificial Neural Network Excellence to Facilitate Lean Thinking Adoption in Healthcare Contexts
  • Fatemeh Hoda Moghimi, Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • The Suitability of Artificial Neural Networks in Service Quality Control and Forecasting
  • Mohammad Rezazadeh Niavarani, Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Trying to Streamline Healthcare Delivery in Australia via the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR)
  • Imran Muhammad, Say Yen Teoh and Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Identifying Critical Issues for Developing Successful e-Health Solutions
  • Manuel Zwicker, Juergen Seitz and Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Applying the Principles of KM to Effect Streamlined Healthcare Operations: A Malaysian Case Study
  • Sou Wei Wong and Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Remaking Rosa Medical Center: A 5-Step Approach to Transitioning with Lean
  • Mohamed Abouzahra and Joseph Tan
  • Lean Thinking and Customer Focus: Patient Centered Perspectives on Hospital Quality
  • Anke Simon and Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Part II:
  • Applications of Lean Thinking Around the Healthcare World
  • Adapted Lean Thinking for Healthcare Services: An Empirical Study in the Traditional Chinese Hospital
  • Ying Su, Jeffrey Soar, Ningqiao Shen, Latif Al-Hakim
  • Lean Thinking in Dementia Care Through Smart Assistive Technology: An Evaluation
  • Trudy Yuginovich, Jeffrey Soar
  • A Delphi Study on Developing a Conceptual Framework to Understand the Perception of Iranian Physicians Towards Electronic Health Records
  • Seyed Mohammad Seyedi Alavi, Khin Than Win
  • Designing Enabling Regulatory Frameworks to Facilitate the Diffusion of Wireless Technology Solutions in Healthcare
  • Indrit Troshani, Steve Goldberg and Nilmini Wickramasinghe,
  • Improving Healthcare Service Quality and Patients' Life Quality Through Mobile Technologies: The Case of Diabetes Self-management
  • Sally Rao Hill, Indrit Troshani, Steve Goldberg and Nilmini Wickramasinghe,
  • The Role of Online Social Networks in Consumer Health Informatics: An Example of the Implicit Incorporation of Lean Principles
  • Carolin Durst, Janine Viol and Nilmini Wickramasinghe,
  • Supporting Preventive Healthcare with Persuasive Services
  • Andreas Hamper and Tino Müller
  • Using Technology Solutions to Streamline Healthcare Processes for Nursing: The Case of an Intelligent Operational Planning Support Tool (IOPST) Solution
  • Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Bridie Kent, Fatemeh Hoda Moghimi, Malte Stien, Lemai Nguyen [and 3 others]
  • Part III.
  • Using an e-Health Strategy to Facilitate the Design and Development of Effective Healthcare Processes
  • Raphael Di Francesco and Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Macro Issues
  • Applying a System of Systems Approach to Healthcare
  • Suresh Chalasani and Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • The Role for a Healthcare System of Systems Approach Coupled with Collaborative Technologies to Provide Superior Healthcare Delivery
  • Nilmini Wickramasinghe,, Suresh Chalasani and Sridevi Koritala
  • The Role of a Disruptive Pervasive Technology Solution to Facilitate Better Healthcare Delivery to Native American Patients
  • Suresh Chalasani, Steve Goldberg and Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • Part IV.
  • Micro Issues
  • Value Stream Mapping in Lean Healthcare: A Brief Introduction and Application
  • Michael S. Dohan and Ted Xenodemetropoulos and Joseph Tan
  • Using Value Stream Mapping to Improve Processes in a Urology Department
  • Chris M. Gonzalez, Kwok Hung Lau and Nilmini Wickramasinghe
  • A Technology-Mediated Solution to Reduce Healthcare Disparities
  • Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Ray Arias and Chris Gonzalez
  • Business Process Modeling and Measuring Waiting Times in a German ED: An Approach for Identifying Improvements
  • Mirjam Bathelt, Emanuel Grabler, Jan Lipka and Tobias Reutemann
  • Part V.
  • Case Studies
  • Process Models, Its Inefficiencies and Recommendations of the Emergency Department of the Marienhospital
  • Lara Henzler, Daniel Mengele, Tahnee Platz, Kristina Riemann and Janine Steffen
  • Simulation Study: Clinical Center Esslingen--Process Analysis in the Emergency Department
  • Corinna Klink, Daniel Denkert, Mario Vargheamidis, Nils Kern and Tobias Lörch
  • Emergency Department Katharinenhospital Stuttgart
  • Melanie Bathelt, Sabrina Hamm, Ayse Cakmak, Stefanie Guder and Steffen Ebach
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