Our returning guest is John S. Toussaint, MD, the CEO emeritus of ThedaCare, and CEO of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value. In the interest of disclosure, he is a partner in our Lean Enterprise Institute efforts to promote Lean in healthcare.
Dr. Toussaint is very well known for his leadership of the Lean efforts in the ThedaCare system, done under the heading of the ThedaCare Improvement System. ThedaCare has been profiled in the WSJ and many other articles about the quality and cost improvements they have achieved.
In this podcast, Dr. Toussaint talks about the current health reform efforts in Washington — what is lacking and how Lean can contribute to fixing our broken healthcare system.
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Episode #72 Key Words and Links:
- ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value Blog
- Lean Enterprise Institute
- Healthcare Value Leaders Network
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