The First "Live Tweeted" Hospital Rapid Improvement Event?


Our friends at ThedaCare are running an experiment this week. One of their Rapid Improvement Event team members is going to send a few Twitter updates about the process for their event. In healthcare “R.I.E.” is a commonly used term for what might be known as a “Kaizen Event” in the rest of the Lean world.

You can follow her updates at The official “hashtag” is #RIE.

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  1. Jamie Flinchbaugh says

    Is there a specific hashtag indicator for the event that people can follow?

  2. Mark Graban says

    Ah, yes, the hashtag is #RIE

    You can follow it here:

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