Long Beach Medical Center Lean

A 10 Year  Journey

The MemorialCare Health System hosted SHIP at their Long Beach Hospital. An impressive explanation of their Lean program including use of Lean Fellows to lead the effort and training of nearly all staff at this 350 bed 2 hospital location and part of a larger multi hospital system. Particular emphasis is placed on Lean Daily Management throughout the hospital.

For the SHIP meeting they gave an overview of the program, a history of their Lean Journey and then a Gemba tour to hear how various units in the hospital have implemented Lean and LDM.

Main Event was held in the Lean Workspace

ESP boards on display during the Gemba Walk

Presentation material: download here