It’s no secret that healthcare’s latest trend is embracing Lean and eliminating waste throughout all facilities. This trend is especially prevalent in the design of ambulatory care facilities. 

In an effort to increase revenues and improve patient satisfaction scores, process improvement executives are completely rethinking their operational workflows.

This article highlights the numerous process improvement projects that are helping today’s top healthcare systems eliminate wasted effort and steps, improve operational workflows, and increase patient throughput.

One eye opening statistic mentioned within the article is how one clinic in North Georgia was able to reduce their clinic square footage by 27% by using lean design methods.