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My Article: To Fix Health Care, We Need More “Kaizen”

by Mark Graban on January 6, 2013 · 0 comments

Screen Shot 2013 01 06 at 10.04.00 AM 150x150 My Article: To Fix Health Care, We Need More Kaizen leanThanks to 24×7 Mag for publishing my piece, targeted a bit toward hospital biomed departments, but I think there’s general applicability:

Article link: “To Fix Health Care, We Need More “Kaizen

Health care professionals have plenty of ideas for improvement that they would like to contribute and implement, as they have incredible intrinsic motivation and passion for providing the best patient care. This is true in roles that provide direct patient care, and it is true in ancillary and support departments throughout our hospitals. Everybody wins when leaders at all levels create an environment where improvement happens every day. The safety of our patients and the financial health of our organizations (and our nation’s health system) depend on it!

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Mark Graban 2011 Smaller My Article: To Fix Health Care, We Need More Kaizen leanAbout 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 new Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen. Mark is also the VP of Innovation and Improvement Services for KaiNexus.


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