Some of you might remember my attempt at creating a Lean “message board” discussion forum back in 2006. It was active for a while, but usage trailed off — plus LinkedIn groups and the improved LEI Forums serve that purpose very well. So my message board is pretty much a dead project.
I did, though, have someone ask recently if there was a place for online discussion of my book. The old message board had a section for each chapter of my book, but it wasn’t being used. Now that my book has a pretty large reader community, I thought I’d try again with a new Lean Hospitals page on the “Ning” platform — the same platform as my existing Move to Healthcare group for those interesting in bringing their Lean experience into healthcare.
The address is: http://leanhospitals.ning.com/ and a screen shot is below. I hope you’ll give it a try if you want to ask questions about my book and/or interact with other readers.
It was real easy to set up, so let’s see if anything comes of it. I’m willing to participate if you are…
About LeanBlog.org: Mark Graban is a consultant, author, and speaker in the “lean healthcare” methodology. Mark is author of the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, as well as The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. Mark is also the VP of Customer Success for the technology company KaiNexus. He lives in San Antonio, Texas.