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Rob Davis

Urgent tasks are the enemy of process improvement, says columnist Rob Davis, but there are many opportunities at the frontline of healthcare to find improvements if we are only willing to take the time.

I spent last week with physicians...

Contributor: Rob Davis
Thu, 06/30/2011
Diana Davis

Healthcare in developed economies is facing a two-pronged attack: aging populations and governments that can no longer afford the burgeoning costs. So doing more with less is not just a buzz slogan in healthcare - it’s becoming a critical...

Contributor: Diana Davis
Tue, 02/01/2011
Health Care Will Not Reform Itself: A User's Guide to Refocusing and Reforming American Health Care

By George Halvorson Published by Productivity Press in 2009 Health care reform is within our reach. According to George Halvorson, CEO of the nation's largest private health care plan, only by improving the intent, quality, and reach of services...

Contributor: Book Review
Value Stream Mapping for Healthcare Made Easy

By Cindy Jimmerson and Amy Jimmerson Published by Productivy Press in 2009 In no industry is the concept of quality more essential than it is in healthcare, which is why the lean quality principles learned through the example of the Toyota...

Contributor: Book Review