Layout Improvement Through Lean Tools Application For Healthcare Facility

  • Ramakrishna S. Bharsakade
Keywords: spaghetti diagram, value stream mapping, lean, quality of healthcare


The basic function for using lean as a waste removal tool was to improve the throughput time in the huge manufacturing world. Lean was a concept only utilized in the manufacturing sector although it has also found its way in healthcare sector. This article uses value stream mapping as a tool to reduce patient wait time as well as increase customer and staff satisfaction by lowering their stress levels. The proposed model will take into consideration the synchronization and movement of patients as well as efficiency of staff.


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Bharsakade, R. S. (2018, April 15). Layout Improvement Through Lean Tools Application For Healthcare Facility. ASIAN JOURNAL FOR CONVERGENCE IN TECHNOLOGY (AJCT ) -UGC LISTED, 4(I). Retrieved from