Are Focused Factories the Wave of the Future?

Ginsburg, Paul B.
March 2000
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Spring2000, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p41
Comments on Regina Herzlinger's focused factory model for the healthcare industry. Herzlinger's example of the hypothetical Diabetes Management Center; Use of management systems; Information on effectiveness; Forces that will limit the degree to which the concept of the focused factory will realize its potential.


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