- Decreased supply costs.
- Decreased implant costs.
- Decreased other resource costs (i.e., physical therapy costs).
- Reduced discharge time.
- Discontinued blood typing and screening.
- Saved time by relocating physical therapy staff and tools.
Improving Care Delivery Through Lean: Implementation Case Studies
Exhibit 3.15. Hip and Knee Replacement
Internet Citation: Exhibit 3.15. Hip and Knee Replacement. Content last reviewed November 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.