Thanks to Rob, from the UK, for pointing me toward this article. Lean “dull and vaguely unpleasant?” Never! Lean and healthcare, especially non-dull.
AS DEFINITIONS go, it sounds dull and vaguely unpleasant. But healthcare is being transformed by “lean thinking”, a way of improving performance defined as “removal of waste and optimisation of whole processes”.
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