This is primarily what I do for a living: find better, safer ways to do any particular job. I’ve been in a few industries, and honestly so far I enjoy healthcare more than any of them. It probably has more to do with the team and the organization, but making an impact directly on people’s lives is part of the equation as well. Here’s my latest article on LEI’s Lean Post:
Excessive firefighting is a major threat to lean transformations – it may seem easier to time-strapped managers, but it does nothing to foster a culture of problem-solving thinkers. Aaron Hunt of Washington Health System knows this all too well, and now shares his organization’s favorite firefighting deterrent.