TITLE

On a pilgrimage: Virginia Mason helps make Seattle a quality mecca

AUTHOR(S)
Vesely, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/25/2011 Anniversary Issue, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the healthcare market in the area of Bellevue, Tacoma and Seattle in Washington. It says that Seattle has become the center for healthcare transformation in the last decade because it is home to the Virginia Mason Health System. According to the author, the Virginia Mason Institute is a learning center for healthcare transformation. An example of applying Toyota's system to hospitals is also presented.
ACCESSION #
63542508

 

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