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Lean Healthcare Design Video Series – Part 4, Continuous Improvement


Here is the long overdue Part 4 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). This is the final video in the four-part series.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to everybody affected by the tragedy from Sunday, where a tornado devastated the town of Joplin, Missouri and the St. John's Regional Medical Center.

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In this video, we talk about how the design is patient centered and how staff members and clinicians are involved in the continuous improvement of a space that was designed to be flexible over time.

You can view  Parts 1 , 2 & 3  on this page.

Here is Part 4, it runs about 20 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

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Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and speaker who has worked in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. 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 book is an anthology 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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