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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Scope of Lean Implementation

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  • Institutions: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Henry Ford Health System, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, University of Iowa
  • UPMC Shadyside
    • Tertiary 486 bed urban hospital
    • Medical staff includes more than 600 primary care physicians and specialists
    • Provides cancer care to 30,000 patients annually (Hillman Cancer Center)
    • 2.11 million laboratory tests, 67 FTEs
    • Surgical pathology: ~ 20,000 specimens, 14 FTEs

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