1 year ago
Friday, August 27, 2010
How 5S is use in running a hospital
President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston wrote in his blog :
The most dramatic evidence comes in the form of 5S process improvement events, but please recall that this is all part of a "tortoise-like" engagement throughout the whole hospital.
But check out the BEFORE and AFTER of the NICU supply room. This improvement took 6 weeks of prework and 2 days of physical transformation. $15,600 overstock was removed from the carts. More importantly, as this improvement is sustained, it will make life easier for all of the nurses and doctors working on this floor taking care of really little babies.