Lean Blog Podcast with Mark Graban

Today I recorded a podcast with my friend and colleague Mark Graban. Mark is the author of Lean Hospitals, the founder of the Lean Blog, and is my co-faculty at the Thedacare Center for Healthcare Value.

I first met Mark about six years ago when I was working at Stanford Children’s Hospital and he came out for a site visit as part of the Healthcare Value Network to see how we were applying lean thinking at the hospital.

Mark has been an invaluable resource for me as I have started this blog by sharing his blogging tips and tricks (including suggestions for widgets, plugins and themes!). I appreciate his many comments on my blog posts – just as I welcome all of yours!

Podcast overview

In the podcast we coveredĀ topics such as:

  • Lean in Japan
  • Japanese healthcare
  • The spirit of kaizen
  • The concept of intention
  • Life in Japan
  • Do you need to come to Japan to learn about Lean?

Links to blog posts referenced in podcast

I also referenced some of my blog posts that you might be interested in easily finding:

Podcast link

You can listen to the podcast on the Lean BlogĀ by clicking here.

Please share your feedback, comments and questions! What are you interested in learning about as I continue to explore and learn in Japan.

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