Publisher: Productivity Press
Year of Publication: 2016
Author(s) : Gerard A. Berlanga and Brock C. Husby
This book gives healthcare leaders a practical guide to implementing the 4 key components of lean daily management system - 1. LDM boards; 2. Leadership rounds 3. Leader daily disciplines and 4. Lean projects. Although lean is not new to healthcare, effective LDM is just now taking hold with the best lean healthcare organizations in the U.S. and Canada. Leaders are realizing that sustaining their lean projects over time has proven to be a challenge without first addressing the organizations management system/model. LDM gives leaders a straightforward approach to do just that as well as improve their ability to spread and deploy lean to other areas of the organization and tie back to strategy.
This field book serves as a practical lean daily management (LDM) field guide to be used on the hospital/clinic floor by healthcare leaders, provides actual LDM healthcare examples, includes LDM tips/cliff notes that highlight key pitfalls with LDM implementations as well as key recommendations from seasoned lean healthcare practitioners, explains how to effectively build and sustain a Lean culture using LDM, describes how to use LDM to meaningfully and actively link your healthcare organization’s top-level strategy all the way to front-line using leadership rounds, LDM boards, and Hoshin planning as well as illustrates how to simplify organizational complexity by integrating competing initiatives and creating "Your Organization’s" Way!