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Clinics look to Lean to improve patient care, boost efficiency

Nov. 10, 2016—When patient appointments at The Vanderbilt Clinic (TVC) weren’t beginning on time, everyone thought they knew the reason. Either patients weren’t getting checked in on time or physicians were delayed, or maybe both issues were contributing to the problem.

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VUSN to offer Lean Methodology in Health Care course

Jul. 9, 2013—Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s Health Systems Management program is offering a Lean Methodology in Health Care course this fall. Lean is a quality improvement methodology first developed by Toyota and applied to numerous industries, including health care.

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