Evaluation of Lean at Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Research Institute: Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute
The goal of this project is to evaluate implementation of a continuous process improvement approach called “Lean” to improve health care quality and reduce costs. The evaluation assesses Lean processes and impacts on cost, clinical, and operational outcomes, and also involves qualitative analysis of organizational change across the delivery system.
2012 Jan 1
2016 Dec 31
Implementing a Lean management system in primary care: facilitators and barriers from the front lines.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation