Lean in Healthcare: Improving a Housekeeping Operation

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Find this and other posts of mine at my blog covering lean application in healthcare.  (www.smartleanhealthcare.com) Healthcare is complex.  There are many pressures competing against any organization succeeding in providing a good patient experience; let alone a great one. In my time as a health system executive with oversight for a multi-facility housekeeping operation, I […]

Daily Management System

Daily Management System

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Drucker defines control as, “in the task of a manager, controls are purely a means to an end; the end is control”. He also says, “If we deal with a human being in a social institution, controls must become personal motivation that leads to control”.*  An effective daily management system creates the personal motivation that Drucker […]