The 8 Types of Waste in Healthcare

One of the core principles of lean thinking is the reduction of waste, which can be defined as anything that doesn’t add value to the customer. Industrial Engineer and Facilitator at the Lean Institute Africa (LIA), Tshepo Thobejane, talks about the different types of waste in healthcare and counter measures that leaders can apply to processes in order to sustain the value gained from lean interventions.

The 8 Types of Waste in Healthcare

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