Lean healthcare is a structured way of transforming hospitals to get rid of system waste and to continuously identify and solve management problems. Lean hospital makes the provision of quality healthcare a success in the shortest time possible by creating a stable environment for both patients and employees. The implementation of Lean Hospital has fostered a culture that continuously seeks for improvement in the health sector. Lean hospital has a management system that enhances productivity and efficiency that gives the much needed safe and quality healthcare.
Lean health care services have led to the development of a technique that assists in achieving consistent performance by creating a method of accomplishing tasks. This has led to an overall employee satisfaction and improved health care for patients. More recently, lean hospital has become an operating model to many health organizations due to the continuous improvement demonstrated. The continuous improvement of high quality services has been attributed to high standardization that lean hospital has demonstrated.