Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) was one of the first health care organizations to implement Lean and its methodologies. Other organizations have followed VMMC‘s lead, but this world class organization still leads in the utilization of innovative Lean tools.Accelerating Health Care Transformation with Lean and Innovation: The Virginia Mason Exp

Virginia Mason, Lean, and Innovation. Strategy as Innovation, Strategy for Innovation. Integrating Innovation and Lean in Practice. Learning to Be Innovative. Supportive Culture for Innovation. Supportive Infrastructure for Innovation. Bringing Innovation to Daily Work. Using Patient Experience to Drive Innovation. Looking Ahead: The Future of Innovation and Lean at the Virginia Mason Medical Center. Source Notes. Bibliography. Glossary. Index.