Lean Management A3 .pdf - u25cf Problem Statement please...

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Problem Statement - please develop a problem statement in line with examples provided earlier this semester. Part of the project seeks your analysis of the problem and development of a problem statement which you will seek to tackle through your work -Patient safety has decreased over X years -Medication errors occur due to lack of protocol Scope - This involves some decision-making by you and your team. You will need to read about and understand the organization, department, or location that is the focus of your case and develop a clearly delineated scope following the guidelines/examples we've provided in class content (what can/can’t we tackle) In - communication within departments (pharmacist & nurse should have checked that physician order matched standard procedure) (p7) - Dana Farber chemotherapy processes (leading to administration) at all staff levels -physician mechanism for editing/changing “medication administration record” (formal mechanism to cross out, date, and clearly write reason for alteration) -Doctor’s handwriting/Prescription transcription (or if they cant, print out sheet so medication name is typed) -Standardization of perceptions prescribing dosages between medical staff (per daily dosage, total 3 day course, etc.) -Management culture of decision checking vs. Autonomy of “young, gifted” doctors Out -Who is involved in clinical trials & clinical trial protocol

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