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No, Not Our Type of "Lean"

This ad in the Minneapolis/St. Paul airport caught my eye today (sorry for the blur, I was on a moving walkway…)

This is probably not to be confused with law firms that are using Lean principles (as I've written about before).

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Mark Graban's passion is creating a better, safer, more cost effective healthcare system for patients and better workplaces for all. Mark is a consultant, author, and speaker in the "Lean healthcare" methodology. He is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. His most recent project is an book titled Practicing Lean that benefits the Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation, where Mark is a board member. Mark is also the VP of Improvement & Innovation Services for the technology company KaiNexus.

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  1. Bob Graban says

    Yeah, I remember seeing that same sign along the moving walkway passing through the Minneapolis airport. It was in July 2006, so they have been making that claim for a while now.

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