#TBT: Past Posts About the Society for Health Systems


Today is the start of the main days of the annual Society for Health Systems Conference. I think this is my 9th year attending out of the past 11 or so.

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Here are a few posts from the past conferences:

This post about “Kaizen Boards” on display is one of the most frequently visited pages on my site, even after a few years:

Discovering the Power of Kaizen Idea Boards at the Society for Health Systems Conference

Here are some notes from a talk by ThedaCare's Roger Gerard:

Society for Health Systems Conference – Roger Gerard, ThedaCare

Note and thoughts on a talk I gave in 2010 about the “Training Within Industry” methodology:

How “Training With Industry” Helped in This Hospital Laboratory

And here are some notes from the 2013 conference, including a talk by somebody who worked with W. Edwards Deming:

Society for Health Systems (#SHS2013) Notes – MD Anderson Talks on #Deming & #LeanSigma

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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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