During the past decade, interest in adopting Lean in the healthcare sector has increased, the primary aims of implementation being to improve the quality of care and to increase efficiency.
Adopting Lean and let it become a natural part of daily work routines is challenging. Most common is to adopt Lean to some extent and limited to certain parts of the organization. In such cases, system-wide improvements cannot be expected. A recent review of Lean in healthcare concluded that research is needed on how to evaluate the extent of Lean adoption and on how Lean is perceived by healthcare staff. Thus, the aim of the present study was to develop a questionnaire measuring staff perception of Lean adoption in healthcare, including an analysis of its psychometric properties. Το see the full article, please press here.
Source: BMC Health Services Research https://www.biomedcentral.com/