Best of Lean Blog 2012
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About the Book

This book was published incrementally during 2012, and is now complete, with the best posts and commentary from Mark Graban's www.LeanBlog.org.

Highlights include:

  • Posts from Mark's first trip to Japan
  • Highlights and notes from conferences, including Society for Health Systems, the Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit, Northeast Shingo Prize, Lab Quality Confab, and The Lean Startup Conference
  • Posts about "kaizen" or "good change" - the practice of continuous improvement in Lean settings
  • Posts about Lean Healthcare
  • Essays about Lean concepts in everyday settings ranging from the kitchen, to airports, and other businesses
  • Some early "Lean Memes" or funny images and pop culture references related to Lean

If reading on an iPad or connected e-Reader, the book contains hyperlinks to sources, articles, and videos that can be viewed when online.

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About the Author

Mark Graban
Mark Graban

Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of “Lean Healthcare,” as a consultantauthorkeynote speaker, and blogger. Mark is also the VP of Customer Success at KaiNexus, a technology company, while continuing his other consulting and speaking activities.

He is the author of the book Lean Hospitals: Improving Quality, Patient Safety, and Employee Engagement (Productivity Press), which was selected for a 2009 Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award, the first healthcare book to win this award, and is being translated into eight languages. A 2nd revised edition was released in November, 2011.

Mark has also co-authored a new book, titled Healthcare Kaizen: Engaging Front-Line Staff in Sustainable Continuous Improvements, which was released in June 2012 and also given the Shingo Research Award in 2013. A newly revised and condensed edition, The Executive Guide to Healthcare Kaizen: Leadership for a Continuously Learning and Improving Organization was released in August, 2013.

He is the founder and lead blogger and podcaster at LeanBlog.org, started in January 2005.

For his full bio, visit www.MarkGraban.com.

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