Accreditation: This course is accredited by ASRT - an approved continuing education provider of ARRT.
Release Date: 12/15/2017
Expiration Date: 12/31/2020

Applying Lean Methodology in Medical Imaging

Aimee Phillips, MH Ed, RT(R) (M)(CV)(QM)


*Education Specialist, Memorial Health System, Marietta, OH

Address correspondence to: Aimee Phillips, MH Ed, RT(R)(M)(CV)(QM), Educational Services, Marietta Memorial Hospital, 401 Matthew St, Marietta, OH 45750. Email: aphillips@mhsystem.org.

Disclosure statement: The author reports no conflicts related to this educational activity.

 

ABSTRACT

Processes always have room for improvement. Healthcare is no different. Lean is a process improvement journey that, when embraced by imaging professionals, has the potential to lead individuals, departments, and organizations to higher levels of quality and safety, as well as decreased costs for patients and organizations. By challenging conventional healthcare thinking and learning the tools of lean, everyone can help make the process of receiving healthcare a more value-added experience.    



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