I’ve written before about the subject of hospitals “flexing” nurses and employees. I’ve criticized flexing (or the practice of sending employees home early because patient census is low) and I’ve pointed out that it’s not keeping with “Lean” principles to “save money” by sending people home early.See these posts:
Is This The One Question That Determines If You’re Truly a Lean-Thinking Hospital?
“The Emperor’s Sacred Cow’s New Clothes – “Flexing” Hospital Staff”
Where Do Hospitals Get the Idea that Lean is Only About Cost Reduction?
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