Chapter 2

Traditional versus Lean-Led Hospital Design

Architecture today is not seen as an important part of the health care delivery system…But architecture is an unexpected point of leverage for intervening in the current situation…and can play a pivotal role in the strategy for breaking free from the present mess.

Architect David F. ChambersEfficient Healthcare: Overcoming Broken Paradigms1

This chapter compares and contrasts the traditional and Lean-led approaches to hospital design. The following chapter goes into more detail on Lean-led design ...

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