Managing and Evaluating Rapid-Cycle Process Improvements as Vehicles for Hospital System Redesign
Final Contract Report
AHRQ Publication No. 07-0074-EF; September 2007.
Background and Purpose of the Project
Multipronged Construct for Health Care System Transformation
Tools for Process Redesign
Creation and Coordination of Operational and Evaluation Structure
Evaluating Impact of Implementing Lean Tools and Creating Structure
Challenges and Lessons Learned
Intersection of the Construct's Process Improvement Component With Other Components
Communication and Knowledge Transfer
A. External Advisory Steering Committee
B. Pre- and Post-RIE Week Activities
C. Definitions of System-Level Metrics Included in Table 4
This project was supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality under Contract No. 290-00-0014.