Dear Blog Readers-
I hope you all had a relaxing and fun Memorial Day weekend (at least for the U.S. readers).
I’ve always kept this blog pretty separate from my ‘day job’ as a lean healthcare consultant, a role I’ve been in since August 2005. But many of you know I’ve worked for ValuMetrix Services, which is a consulting group that is a part of Johnson & Johnson, a group that does work for hospitals. I’ve really enjoyed working for them and I am appreciative for every opportunity they have provided (including my initial break into lean healthcare).
That said, my wife and I have an amazing opportunity where she is being sent to Boston to study for 12 months.
In conjunction with that, I am going to start working for the Lean Enterprise Institute as a “Senior Fellow.” My focus will continue to be on lean healthcare, helping the LEI expand their training, education, and lean promotion efforts in that arena. Stay tuned for more details about that work.
This blog will continue, under this same heading. Nothing will really change in this regards in terms of the blog and podcasting.
As always, I want to thank you, the blog readers and podcast listeners for your participation in my little lean community here. I am fortunate to learn from my readers, between your emails and blog post comments.
I’m looking forward to continuing the Lean Blog, but also looking forward to interacting with many of you in my new role with the LEI.
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