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

Young JQ, Wachter RM. Applying Toyota Production System principles to a psychiatric hospital: making transfers safer and more timely. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35(9):439-448.

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September 2, 2009
Young JQ, Wachter RM. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2009;35(9):439-448.

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.