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  • Approval: This course is approved by ASRT - an approved continuing education provider of ARRT.
  • Release Date: 12/15/2017
  • Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
  • Credit Hours: 1 Credit
  • Course Description and objectives:

    Course Description
    Processes always have room for improvement. Healthcare is no different. Lean is a process improvement journey that, when embraced by imaging professionals, has the potential to lead individuals, departments, and organizations to higher levels of quality and safety, as well as decreased costs for patients and organizations. By challenging conventional healthcare thinking and learning the tools of lean, everyone can help make the process of receiving healthcare a more value-added experience.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this article, the participant should be able to:

    • Define the principles of lean methodology and its relationship to healthcare.
    • Describe work activities associated with lean.
    • Identify the 8 wastes in healthcare.
    • Discuss the utilization of lean tools specific to medical imaging.

    Categories: Professional Development/Patient Care Quality, Quality Management

  • CE Information:

    CE Information
    In order to receive CE credit, you must first complete the activity content. When completed, go to the “Take CE Test!” link to access the post-test.

    Submit the completed answers to determine if you have passed the post-test assessment. You must answer 6 out of 8 questions correctly to receive the CE credit. You will have no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete the post-test.

    Participants successfully completing the activity content and passing the post-test will receive 1.0 ARRT Category A credits.

    Approved by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists for ARRT Category A credit.

    Approved by the state of Florida for ARRT Category A credit.

    Texas indirect credit.

    This activity may be available in multiple formats or from different sponsors. ARRT does not allow CE activities such as Internet courses, home study programs, or directed readings to be repeated for CE credit in the same biennium.


Applying Lean Methodology in Medical Imaging

Aimee Phillips, MH Ed, RT(R) (M)(CV)(QM)

*Education Specialist, Memorial Health System, Marietta, OH

Address correspondence to: Aimee Phillips, MH Ed, RT(R)(M)(CV)(QM), Educational Services, Marietta Memorial Hospital, 401 Matthew St, Marietta, OH 45750. Email: aphillips@mhsystem.org.

Disclosure statement: The author reports no conflicts related to this educational activity.

 

ABSTRACT

Processes always have room for improvement. Healthcare is no different. Lean is a process improvement journey that, when embraced by imaging professionals, has the potential to lead individuals, departments, and organizations to higher levels of quality and safety, as well as decreased costs for patients and organizations. By challenging conventional healthcare thinking and learning the tools of lean, everyone can help make the process of receiving healthcare a more value-added experience.    

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