Lean is an efficiency program embraced by the board of directors and administration of Middle Park Medical Center.
Lean is defined as
“a systematic approach to identifying and eliminating waste (non-value added activities) through continuous improvement by flowing the product at the pull of the customer in pursuit of perfection.” (Green Suppliers Network, 2009)
“… maximizing customer value while minimizing waste.” (Lean Enterprise Institute, 2008)
In the coming months we will be highlighting the various Lean initiatives underway at MPMC