All posts tagged “standardization

Personalized Medicine vs. Lean Health Care

By Lawrence Marks, MD. Short Version: The application of lean to healthcare is most reasonable when healthcare is viewed from a broad perspective.  The analogy between “making cars” and “caring for patients” becomes less valid as one delves into the more-granular aspects of healthcare. Lean … Read More

Wine Terroir

By Marc Resnick: My recent post on the effects of batch versus mass production on average quality got me thinking about a related topic.  And again, I will have a non-standard example to illustrate (remember I used airplane food for that one). This time, the idea… Read More