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Lean Thinking for Primary Care.

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Anderson, JB; Marstiller, H; Shah, K
Published in: Prim Care
December 2019

Lean thinking is a leadership, management, and operational approach for continuous improvement. Originally pioneered in Toyota's automobile manufacturing, Lean has now been implemented by health care to focus on improving care to deliver the greatest value for patients and providers. Lean thinking embodies 5 key principles that underpin the thinking and behaviors that are consistent with this management approach: respect for people, leading with humility, pursue perfection, embrace scientific thinking, relentless focus on process improvement. Making the transformation to a Lean organization can be supported by a training program comprising a series of Foundation courses that serves as an introduction.

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Prim Care

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EISSN

1558-299X

Publication Date

December 2019

Volume

46

Issue

4

Start / End Page

515 / 527

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Total Quality Management
  • Quality Improvement
  • Primary Health Care
  • Organizational Culture
  • Organizational Case Studies
  • Leadership
  • General & Internal Medicine
  • Efficiency, Organizational
  • Education, Professional
  • 32 Biomedical and clinical sciences
 

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Anderson, J. B., Marstiller, H., & Shah, K. (2019). Lean Thinking for Primary Care. Prim Care, 46(4), 515–527. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pop.2019.07.009
Anderson, John B., Heather Marstiller, and Kevin Shah. “Lean Thinking for Primary Care.Prim Care 46, no. 4 (December 2019): 515–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pop.2019.07.009.
Anderson JB, Marstiller H, Shah K. Lean Thinking for Primary Care. Prim Care. 2019 Dec;46(4):515–27.
Anderson, John B., et al. “Lean Thinking for Primary Care.Prim Care, vol. 46, no. 4, Dec. 2019, pp. 515–27. Pubmed, doi:10.1016/j.pop.2019.07.009.
Anderson JB, Marstiller H, Shah K. Lean Thinking for Primary Care. Prim Care. 2019 Dec;46(4):515–527.
Journal cover image

Published In

Prim Care

DOI

EISSN

1558-299X

Publication Date

December 2019

Volume

46

Issue

4

Start / End Page

515 / 527

Location

United States

Related Subject Headings

  • Total Quality Management
  • Quality Improvement
  • Primary Health Care
  • Organizational Culture
  • Organizational Case Studies
  • Leadership
  • General & Internal Medicine
  • Efficiency, Organizational
  • Education, Professional
  • 32 Biomedical and clinical sciences