Lean Operating System

Many Lean implementations succumb to the following shortcomings: failing to transform organization-wide performance; failing to sustain improvements; and engaging only a small percentage of leaders, staff, nurses, and providers. JWA helps you avoid these pitfalls and accelerate your journey to Level 2.
  • Build a solid foundation of Lean thinkers at all levels.
  • Establish flow, clinical standardized work, quality practices, visual management, and success metrics.
  • Initiate daily management to drive out the workarounds common in healthcare.

Lean Operating System

Most Lean implementations top out at Level 2, thus failing to achieve the substantial additional benefits of advanced Lean levels. JWA helps you achieve more advanced levels of Lean.

  • Level the load (for example: clinic schedule, hospital discharges).
  • Match capacity to demand.
  • Establish workflow control.
  • Serve patients at takt time (that is, a specific cadence).
  • Use andon for process stop to meet quality and operational standards.
  • Establish a learning organization that innovates at a rapid pace to achieve extraordinary patient care.