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The Toyota Production System: What Does It Mean, And What Does It Mean For Health Care?

In a new blog post for Health Affairs, the Center’s John Toussaint, MD, joins CMS’ Patrick Conway, MD, and Center Board Member Stephen Shortell of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, to address claims made in the recent New England Journal of Medicine article, “Medical Taylorism,” that the Toyota Production System and lean healthcare have put the system ahead of man.

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CEO Site Visits to ThedaCare

Previous Visitors to ThedaCare have said:

“The program provided a great foundation for me to assess where to start the Lean journey. Well worth the investment to attend!“ – Larry Kidd VP, Chief Nursing Officer—Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

“It was great to learn how the non-clinical or support areas play an active role in this journey and can add value while seeking perfection.” – Michelle Radcliffe, HR Corp Director—Orlando Health

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Join us June 15-16 in Miami for the 7th annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit. Learn, share, and connect with keynote speakers Elizabeth Mitchell, CEO of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NHRI); Kathryn Correia, CEO of HealthEast, and Patrick Conway, Deputy Administrator for Innovation and Quality & CMS Chief Medical Officer.

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