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Ep. 3: Amazon and Buffet Tackle the Healthcare Tapeworm with Eric Buehrens and Chet Marchwinski
By Lean Enterprise Institute
March 22, 2018
A few weeks ago Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffet, and JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon announced that they are forming their own company to combat the costs and issues with healthcare in the US. LEI's CEO Eric Buehrens sat down with LEI's Communications Director, Chet Marchwinski to discuss this new organization, and talk about some of the challenges they may face and offering some advice.Eric Buehrens is the former deputy provost for administration at Harvard University, executive vice president, COO, and interim CEO of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and as EVP and COO of Reliant Medical Group. Related Articles:3 Therapies to Purge the Healthcare “Tapeworm” LEI CEO Eric Buehrens, former COO and interim CEO of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, has three suggestions for Amazon and its recently announced healthcare partners: focus on creating better value, use technology to improve quality and the experience of care, listen to the people doing the work.The Time for Healthcare Leaders to Implement Lean Is Now – Stat!Pioneering healthcare leaders have demonstrated that lean applied to healthcare can help solve the problems of quality, delivery of care, and cost. It’s time for other leaders in healthcare to step up. Lean management is a necessity in healthcare, not a luxury.
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