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Quick Changeover in the OR (Lean in the OR Book 2) Richard Rahn

Quick Changeover in the OR (Lean in the OR Book 2)

Richard Rahn

Published March 5th 2011
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Kindle Edition
105 pages
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Quick Changeover refers to the ability to prepare an OR suite or patient room for the next procedure or patient, in the minimum time possible, without errors, and without rushing. Quick Changeover has been a core method in the world of manufacturingMoreQuick Changeover refers to the ability to prepare an OR suite or patient room for the next procedure or patient, in the minimum time possible, without errors, and without rushing. Quick Changeover has been a core method in the world of manufacturing (it is also called SMED in that world), but the same basic approach can be applied to the changeover of an OR suite, a patient room, or any case where we need to improve asset utilization. This clear explanation of the Quick Changeover process will help your hospital get started on the right foot, with this fundamental and essential discipline.The following topics are included in this 100-page book:* Chapter 1: The Benefits of OR Suite Quick Changeover* Chapter 2: History of the Quick Changeover Method* Chapter 3: Getting Ready for Quick Changeover* Chapter 4: Separating Internal and External Steps* Chapter 5: Converting Internal Steps to External Steps* Chapter 6: Streamlining Changeover Work Flow* Chapter 7: Quick Changeover and Supplies Management* Chapter 8: Standard Work and Quick Changeover* Chapter 9: Measuring OR Suite Changeover Performance* Chapter 10: Case History: Revolution in the OR* Chapter 11: Kaizen: Guidelines for Making it Happen