Blogs We Follow


The Lean Post – The Lean Enterprise Institute, sharing how the world is making things better through lean.

Lean Blog – Blog by Mark Graban, written about Lean in hospitals, business, and our world.

The Health Care Blog – A blog about “everything you wanted to know about health care, but were afraid to ask;” frequently includes topics related to healthcare value and reform.

Health Care Intelligence Blog – A health care focused blog by Sg2 about “anticipating the impact of change as well as attracting customers through amazing service and a better value proposition across the system of care.”

Healthcare Informatics – Thoughts and strategy from healthcare IT leadership.

A View from the Q– A blog developed by ASQ as part of its effort to raise the voice of quality.

Everyday Innovators – A blog by Dr. Eric Dickson, CEO and President of UMass Memorial

Creating a New Healthcare – A podcast series for primary care physician leaders who are looking for fresh perspectives, new solutions and inspiration in their journey to advance value based care. Hosted by Zeev Neuwirth, MD.

The Healthcare IT Guy – A blog by enterprise software guru, Shahid, that specializes in healthcare IT. Topics include: EMR, EHR, PHR, medical content, and document management.

IEX Blog (formerly GembaWalkAbout) – A blog written by Mike Stoecklein, partner at Institute For Enterprise Excellence.

JAMA Internal Medicine Blog – A blog by the Journal of the American Medical Association that discusses timely topics in medicine and healthcare.

Kevin Meyer – Thoughts on lean enterprise leadership.

Lean Healthcare Exchange – The lean leadership forum for quality, safety, and efficiency in healthcare.

Training Within Industry – A lean blog that occasionally covers healthcare specific topics.

Lean Healthcare – A blog delivering improved safety, experience and organizational effectiveness; linked with Amnis in the UK.

Kevin MD – Physician-led blog on hot healthcare topics.

Old Lean Dude -A Blog About Understanding TPS and Gaining Its Full Benefits, brought to you by “The Toast Guy,” Bruce Hamilton.

Healthcare Musings Former President and CEO of Atrius Health and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Dr. Gene Lindsey, shares his insights regarding lean leadership as well as Lean-based transformation and continuous improvement.

PaulDeChantMD  Blog written by former CEO of Sutter Gould Medical Group, where he drove a 5-year lean transformation.

Katie Anderson Reflections on Leadership, Lean and Life in Japan. Katie Anderson is an executive coach, team builder, facilitator and strategic thought partner, and currently serves as faculty for the Catalysis.

Lean denken in de zorg – A blog by Marc Rouppe van der Voort, Lean Manager at St.  Antonius Hospital and chair of Lidz, a Dutch Lean Health Network.

Huffington Post – John Toussaint, MD, is a guest blogger on critical issues in healthcare.

Lessons in Lean : Lessons in Leadership – The Blog – By Robert O. Martinchenko, author of  Everything I Know About Lean I Learned in First Grade.

Not Running a Hospital – Blog by a former CEO of a large Boston Hospital (and Network Member) to share thoughts about  hospitals, medicine and health care issues. (This blog will not continue to be updated, but is a great resource.)