Journal Article

Applying Toyota Production System principles to a psychiatric hospital: making transfers safer and more timely.

Young JQ, Wachter RM. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2009;35:439-48.

This study describes the application of Toyota Production System principles, which emphasize designing standardized and reliable work processes by an iterative process of testing and evaluation, to improving patient safety and continuity of care at a psychiatric institution.