Introduction: a workforce solution is within our grasp -- Productivity--health and wealth -- India--the march of Modicare -- Israel--start-up nation -- Entrepreneurial government--from under to oversupply -- China--growth and social cohesion -- Patients as partners and communities as carers--renewable energy -- The Netherlands--zorg in de gemeenschap -- Germany--happy families? -- The professions--on top of their game? -- Loving your staff--bring joy to work -- Women's work? Altogether now -- Australia--golden soil and wealth for toil -- The United Kingdom--the age of austerity -- AI, robotics and digital disruption--rise of the humans? -- Japan--centenarians and robots -- The United States of America--disunited states -- Universal healthcare in our lifetime? All teach, all learn -- Brazil--power to the people -- Conclusion--why some rabbits outrun foxes. - NLM Catalog
Invisible architecture -- From accountability to ownership -- The foundation of core values -- The superstructure of organizational culture -- The interior finish of workplace attitude -- Blueprinting a culture of ownership -- Three essential elements of a culture of ownership -- Personal values and organizational values -- Leadership for a culture of ownership -- Anatomy of a change movement : what the movement to ban public smoking has to teach healthcare leaders about culture change.
"Blending case studies with practical theory, this book uniquely describes how the healthcare value proposition can be changed by reducing waste, variation, and complexity in healthcare. It reveals the leadership tenacity and culture change required to remove waste from healthcare processes and eliminate the root cause of soaring costs, poor quality and safety, and limited access. It provides practical, applicable advice alongside personal and organizational stories and case studies told by physician and administrative leaders, all students of the Toyota Production System"--Provided by publisher.
The last book of the series presents step-by-step methodological guidance for systematic reviews of economic evidence select, critique and synthesize data from multiple economic evaluation primary research studies on the economic aspects of healthcare—that are designed to inform healthcare decision making.
Positive Deviance (PD) is an approach to social change that enables communities and organizations to discover the wisdom they already have, and then to act on it. This book tells the remarkable story of how a people-centered approach to organizational and social change, accompanied by sound scientific and technical expertise, yielded positive quality outcomes for ordinary citizens, health care institutions and their patients, and society in general.