Steven J Spear

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Healthcare Improvement
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fixing health care from the inside, today
    Steven J Spear
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 83:78-91, 158. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Fixing healthcare from the inside: teaching residents to heal broken delivery processes as they heal sick patients
    Steven J Spear
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 10 Milton Road, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Acad Med 81:S144-9. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Driving improvement in patient care: lessons from Toyota
    Debra N Thompson
    UPMC Health System, Pittsburg, PA 15213, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:585-95. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Learning to lead at Toyota
    Steven J Spear
    Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 82:78-86, 151. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Ambiguity and workarounds as contributors to medical error
    Steven J Spear
    Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts 02163, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:627-30. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Using real-time problem solving to eliminate central line infections
    Richard P Shannon
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:479-87. 2006

Collaborators

  • Gail A Wolf
  • Richard P Shannon
  • Debra N Thompson
  • Alexander H Shannon
  • Naida Grunden
  • Cheryl Herbert
  • Diane Frndak
  • Jon C Lloyd
  • Paul H O'Neill
  • Bhavin Patel
  • Daniel Cummins

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Fixing health care from the inside, today
    Steven J Spear
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 83:78-91, 158. 2005
    ..Thus, these hospitals are breaking free of the work-around culture that routinely obscures the root causes of so many problems, creates so much waste, and leads to so many unnecessary deaths...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fixing healthcare from the inside: teaching residents to heal broken delivery processes as they heal sick patients
    Steven J Spear
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 10 Milton Road, Brookline, MA 02445, USA
    Acad Med 81:S144-9. 2006
    ..Incorporate development of process improvement skills into residency training so that deepening expertise within specialties is complemented by greater skill at integrating functional knowledge into well-integrated care processes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Driving improvement in patient care: lessons from Toyota
    Debra N Thompson
    UPMC Health System, Pittsburg, PA 15213, USA
    J Nurs Adm 33:585-95. 2003
    ..Tracking data further suggest that TPS, with sufficient staff preparation and involvement, has the potential for continuous, lasting, and accelerated improvement in patient care...
  4. ncbi request reprint Learning to lead at Toyota
    Steven J Spear
    Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
    Harv Bus Rev 82:78-86, 151. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Ambiguity and workarounds as contributors to medical error
    Steven J Spear
    Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts 02163, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:627-30. 2005
    ..We discuss how such an approach could be initiated in health care more broadly...
  6. ncbi request reprint Using real-time problem solving to eliminate central line infections
    Richard P Shannon
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 32:479-87. 2006
    ..Two intensive care units (ICUs) redefined the processes of care through system redesign to deliver reliable outcomes free of the variations that created the breeding ground for infection...