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Seeking perfection in health care: Applying the Toyota production system to medicine

  • At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: KAPLAN, Gary (Virginia Mason Health System, Seattle, United States of America)
  • Abstract:

    This presentation will focus on the work over the past six years at Virginia Mason Medical Center since the Virginia Mason Production System (Toyota Production System applied to health care) was declared the management method for the entire health system. Areas of emphasis will include the initial discovery and decision-making process leading to


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Last update 4 October 2019

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