Keep Up To Date on Healthcare Improvement Research

The Health Foundation is a UK charity that was funded by an enormous endowment when the PPP Healthcare Group was sold. The charity supports work on patient safety and improvement science, along with other topics. The charity publishes free monthly updates on patient safety and improvement approaches. There are many papers in their alerts that…

Lean: Perfection, or Incremental Improvement?

Linda LaGanga, who works in a community mental health service in Denver, has written a useful summary of her service’s experience of applying Lean. Their use of Lean is shaped by the economic context of US health care, but there are several useful lessons in their work. The Mental Health service’s interest in Lean began,…