The Promise of Lean in Healthcare

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Dr. John Toussaint, Internist and CEO emeritus of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value in Appleton, WI, discusses his article co-authored with Leonard Berry and appearing in the January 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he introduces the “lean” methodology in healthcare and explains how to implement it.
Available at: http://tinyurl.com/ag2zoh6

Health Reform: A Community Experience Using Design Researcg

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Dr. Douglas Wood, Consultant in Cardiovascular Diseases and the Center for Innovation at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the October 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on using design research in the community for health reform. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/10/973.abstract