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Lean thinking in healthcare: a realist review of the literature
  1. Pamela Mazzocato1,
  2. Carl Savage1,
  3. Mats Brommels1,2,
  4. Håkan Aronsson3,
  5. Johan Thor1
  1. 1Medical Management Centre, Berzelius väg 3, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  2. 2Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
  3. 3Department of Management and Engineering, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
  1. Correspondence to Pamela Mazzocato Medical Management Centre, Berzelius väg 3, Karolinska Institutet, SE-17177 Stockholm, Sweden; pamela.mazzocato{at}ki.se

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  • All authors had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and accuracy of the data analysis.

  • Funding This study was performed as part of a project on innovation implementation in healthcare, funded by the Swedish Vinnvård programme. PM and HA's salaries were covered by the project funding. The other authors were supported by their respective employers in conducting this research as part of their work.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • All authors had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and accuracy of the data analysis.

  • Funding This study was performed as part of a project on innovation implementation in healthcare, funded by the Swedish Vinnvård programme. PM and HA's salaries were covered by the project funding. The other authors were supported by their respective employers in conducting this research as part of their work.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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