Making hospital form follow function
Lean integrates with evidence-based design for healthier patients and improved ROI
By Lukasz M. Mazur, John McCreery, Mark Vaughan and Chad Lefteris
Healthcare is one of the most important, yet distressed, sectors of the U.S. economy. Total expenditures in healthcare are growing rapidly, from $1.6 trillion (14.9 percent of the gross domestic product) in 2002 to an estimated $3.6 trillion (18.4 percent of gross domestic product) by 2013.
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