Replacing a Joint-Replacement Program

Cantlupe, Joe
May 2011
HealthLeaders Magazine;May2011, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p58
The article discusses the highlights of roundtable event "Orthopedic Leadership Strategies: Engage, Measure, and Perform," held at the Orange Coast Memorial Hospital in California. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center vice president of ambulatory services Pamela Chevreaux spoke about how orthopedics is an appropriate service line in need of a Lean approach. Doctor Douglas Garland of the Joint Replacement Center believes in the creation of meaningful metrics and standards in engaging with patients.


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