What does “Lean” mean in Japan? Are Japanese hospitals practicing “Lean”?

As a Lean healthcare practitioner¬†and coach, it has been one of my goals while living in Japan to learn more about how Japanese hospitals think about improvement, kaizen, and management. In one of my very first blog posts, I asked “Are Japanese Hospitals Lean?”. In the past week and a half I’ve been able to … Continue reading What does “Lean” mean in Japan? Are Japanese hospitals practicing “Lean”?