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Lean Healthcare Design Video Series – Part 2, Open Workspaces and Care Teams

Here is Part 2 of our  video discussion series about Lean Healthcare Design, featuring Miguel Burbano, an architect and Senior Vice President with The Neenan Company, and Dr. Randall Huss, President of the St. John’s Clinic – Rolla (MO).

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Today, we’re talking about the open workspace design at the clinic and how that help’s support (and was driven by) the idea of care teams. As in many instances, process redesign and space redesign go hand in hand.

You can view  Part 1 and the rest of the series by tracking this page.

Here is Part 2, it runs about 18 minutes:

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Your host is Mark Graban, author of the book “Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Satisfaction” and the founder of LeanBlog.org.


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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 eBook 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.

1 Comment on "Lean Healthcare Design Video Series – Part 2, Open Workspaces and Care Teams"

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  1. Judy White says:

    Hi Mark,
    Thanks so much for taking the time and attention in providing your readers with great value. Exciting times in healthcare and your passion to share is admirable and appreciated.

    Best,
    Judy White, SPHR, GPHR, HCS
    http://www.theinfusiongroupllc.com
    The Infusion Group™

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