Lean Thinking in Health Care

Safe, compassionate, zero waste, no struggle.

In health care, more than in almost any industry, people struggle to get the work done and provide patients with what they need.  Bureaucracy, senseless meetings and an endless stream of projects probably not have the effect you are looking for, they just burn you out. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

Adopt the lean way of thinking and let it help you lead the way to the ideal patient experience. Take the principles, strategies and examples in this book to develop your own system and culture of continuous improvement and learning throughout your organization.

'Lean Thinking in Health Care' will teach you:
  • A different way to look at health care.
  • The Lean principles and how to apply them.
  • The necessary skills to lead change towards your True North.
  • Strategies to develop your leadership and your organization.
  • Methods to achieve 50 to 90% improvement.
  • Inspiration and a clear plan to get you started.

 

WITH THIS BOOK YOU GET ALMOST 300 PAGES OF INSPIRATION, PERSONAL EXPERIENCES, STRATEGIES, EXAMPLES AND LEAN TOOLS.

This book is also available in Dutch.

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Lean Thinking for Emerging Healthcare Leaders

How to develop yourself and implement process improvements.

Healthcare providers and their patients all want the same thing: safe and compassionate care, without waste or struggle. Unfortunately, this is far from always possible. Healthcare delivery , like any other industry, requires continuous improvement and learning. This is best achieved, when we put those who are doing the work and are closest to the actual situation in the lead!

However, before you can change health care for the better, you need to develop the necessary mindset and skills, some of us call lean leadership. Accelerate your journey of continuous improvement and learning, by reading this book.

'Lean Thinking for Emerging Healthcare Leaders' will help you to:
  • Apply the core principles and values of Lean leadership and management.
  • Develop yourself in such a way that will best benefit your patients.
  • Solve your problems at the source, together with your team.
  • Change successfully, building commitment with all your stakeholders.
  • Improve your work everyday, making it safer, better, faster and more efficient.

 

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YOU GET OVER 200 PAGES OF INSPIRATION, EXPERIENCES, EXAMPLES AND LEAN TOOLS, SO YOU CAN DEVELOP YOURSELF AND YOUR TEAM, WHILE IMPROVING THE WAY YOU PROVIDE CARE.

This book is also available in Dutch.

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  • A perfect gift for every level healthcare manager

    “It is precise, relatively succinct and bloody apt book in outlining the issues of nowadays healthcare leadership. [ … ] The author Arnout Orelio explains the paradoxes of LEAN in healthcare so frankly, precisely and practically with extremely spot-on examples from the real life. I think the book is a gem that is worth careful reading for everybody in healthcare management in any country of the world. [ … ] ”
    Aurelija Juskeviciene, HR Leader (source: Amazon.com)


  • “I loved so much …: 'Work methodically on your personal development.' It made me think how to integrate it into my personal development and how even to make other use: to develop subordinates.”
    Mohamed Abdel Moemen Mousa, Operational Excellence Consultant

  • “A lot of attention is rightfully paid to leadership that is required to help facilitate improvement. Not only improvement of care processes and their outcomes but also the important component of helping people develop themselves. This development is as much about the medical professional and leader him (or her) self as it is about fellow care workers and team members.”
    From the Foreword by Rutger I.F. van der Waal, dermatologist, MD PhD

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In the book Lean Thinking for Emerging Healthcare Leaders you learn about continuous improvement and respect for people. This requires leadership, focused on process improvement and personal development of yourself and others. The lean tools necessary to make these changes happen are available, free of charge.

About the author: Arnout Orelio

Arnout has been working with lean management since 1995, the last 15 years as a trainer, coach and consultant in healthcare. He is the owner of The Lean Mentor. He helps people who want to (learn to) improve healthcare. Arnout focuses on teaching lean leadership, as author, speaker and mentor, bringing top performance and high levels of productivity within everyone’s reach.

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