Weekend Fun: “Medical Records” in Auto Repair vs. Hospitals

Since many organizations might block The Onion website, I decided to post this in the “weekend fun” category:

Quick-Lube Shop Masters Electronic Record Keeping Six Years Before Medical Industry

The headline pretty much says it all, but there’s a short piece there that highlights, in a funny way, the disjointed lack of technology we often see in healthcare.


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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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