#TBT: An Old Podcast with Dr. Jack Billi and a Future #Lean Physician Webinar in May


Screen Shot 2016-03-22 at 12.41.48 PMFor those of you who have been around Lean healthcare for a while, I hope you've met or at least heard of Dr. Jack Billi from the University of Michigan. He's currently the Associate VP of Medical Affairs and he's been a champion of Lean for a long time.

For this Throwback Thursday, I'm going to highlight the times I've been able to feature Jack on the blog and podcast:

Podcast #110, Dr. Jack Billi, Lean and Medicine (from 2011)

How Has Dr. Jack Billi Achieved 100% Hand Hygiene Compliance Since 2008? (from 2015, including a video)

Webinar Recording from a University of Michigan Health System Lean Leader (from 2011)

University of Michigan Health System and Lean (from 2009)

I'm also excited that the American Medical Association (actually the Physician Consortium for Performance Improvement) have asked me and Jack to co-present a new webinar that's free and open to all who register:

Transforming care: The value of Lean for physicians

It's being was held on May 3, 2016.  (get the recording here).

The only recording that's left online is the audio that I shared via my podcast:

Podcast #250 – Dr. Jack Billi & Mark Graban on #Lean in Healthcare

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Here's a link to the slides (PDF).

Learning objectives

  • Illustrate the potential Lean has to transform clinical care and administrative practices, allowing physicians to practice “at the top of their license
  • Examine how Lean empowers physicians and their teams to address challenges and be more efficient and effective while reducing burden
  • Design approaches to initiate Lean-based improvement programs
  • Create systems to sustain and expand improvement activities over time

We hope you'll join us. Click here to view the archive page that has the slides and the audio recording and share this with your physician friends and colleagues… maybe even (or especially) the skeptics and detractors.

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Mark Graban
Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized consultant, author, and professional speaker, and podcaster with experience in healthcare, manufacturing, and startups. Mark's new book is The Mistakes That Make Us: Cultivating a Culture of Learning and Innovation. He is also the author of Measures of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More, the Shingo Award-winning books Lean Hospitals and Healthcare Kaizen, and the anthology Practicing Lean. Mark is also a Senior Advisor to the technology company KaiNexus.


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