Advanced Lean is a quality improvement philosophy and set of principles designed to help health systems achieve the highest quality, safe, empathic and timely patient experience at the lowest cost. Implementing a Lean system transforms how an organization works cross-functionally and lays the foundation for a continual drive for improvement. This video from the JWA Consulting team at IBM Simpler highlights how the five-level roadmap for building an Advanced Lean System can deliver dramatic, lasting improvement in the healthcare system.
Interested in learning more? Read more about the core Lean principles in The Promise of Lean in Healthcare from Mayo Clinic — along with additional resources from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s Annotated Bibliography on Lean in Healthcare Organizations.