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Mark Graban @markgraban


Mark Graban is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of “Lean Healthcare,” as a consultantauthorkeynote speaker, and blogger. In June 2011, Mark joined the software company KaiNexus as their “Chief Improvement Officer,” to help further their mission of “making improvement happen” in healthcare organizations, 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.

Books by Mark Graban

Published Books

Best of Lean Blog 2011

Best of Lean Blog 2011

Posts & Essays from Mark Graban's LeanBlog.org

by Mark Graban

Best of Lean Blog 2012

Best of Lean Blog 2012

Posts & Essays from Mark Graban's LeanBlog.org

by Mark Graban

Lean Blog: Sports

Lean Blog: Sports

Lean Concepts in Sports and Lean Lessons from the Sports World

by Mark Graban

Best of the Lean Blog Podcast

Best of the Lean Blog Podcast

Transcripts from Interviews with Authors and Thought Leaders

by Mark Graban

Unpublished Books

Lean Blog: Everyday

Lean Blog: Everyday

Lean Lessons from Everyday Life

by Mark Graban

LEAN MEMES

LEAN MEMES

A BOOK OR A REALLY BAD IDEA OR BOTH

by Mark Graban

Practicing Lean

Practicing Lean

Learning by Doing and Getting Better As We Go

by Mark Graban