Lean has come to healthcare, and it is really making waves. The potential of lean to find innovative, streamlined solution that enable improved organizational performance is undisputed. But Lean turns out to be very difficult to implement. This book can help you and your organization with the toughest challenge in Lean Healthcare … full implementation of Lean projects to achieve concrete results. Top management will not spread Lean across their organizations based on Lean’s potential; the spread of Lean is dependent on the actural business value that management sees generated from Lean projects in their own organizations. The healthcare managers who will be successful in the worlds of today and tomorrow will be the ones who can look at waves of change and see opportunity; who can design a vision and strategy for a more positive future for their organizations; who can implement their designs; who can use Lean to continuously improve the performance of their organizations. “You don’t have to be afraid of change any longer! Dutch’s work offers entertaining and simple solutions that will help you move swiftly and efficiently through the growing pains of organizational change,” says Ken Blanchard, author of The Secret and The One Minute Manager.