Demonstrating the Value of one-Piece-Flow

Demonstrating the Value of one-Piece-Flow

By Kiden Clayton, MHA

When the Nutritional Services Department at Florida Hospital implemented "lean manufacturing" techniques to identify cost and spacesaving solutions in 2005, the effort helped its administration avoid more than $9 million in capital costs and reduce annual labor costs by nearly $350,000 (see cover story in the August, 2006

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