Pittsburgh Way: Exchange for Improved Patient Care

Resource type: Grants

Granted to Global Links

Goal

To complete the first phase of building a continuous health improvement system by bringing in skilled professionals who successfully applied Toyota’s industrial techniques to improve quality, safety, efficiency and the bottom line in Pittsburgh, PA, hospitals. They will share their expertise, collaborate and explore how to integrate and customise their tools for use in the Cuban health care system.

Grant Amount

$110,000

Year Awarded

2010

Term

60 Months

Related Resources

Issues:

Population Health

Global Impact:

Cuba

Historical Programme Affiliations:

Population Health

Foundation Center Themes:

Health Care & Facilities, Health Care Management

Foundation Center Approaches:

Recruitment & Retention, Professional Development, Convening