Mark Graban is available for interviews or quotes about Lean and Lean Healthcare or healthcare quality improvement, in general. Contact Mark.

Most Recent Appearances:

GEMS with Genesis Amaris Kemp

Yoke and Abundance Wise Women Podcast

Website episode link

Manufacturers Alliance Podcast Episode Ep. #59

Website episode link

A Quality Podcast — My Biggest Mistake with Mark Graban

Better Work: Making Sense of KPIs and Metrics with Mark Graban

Show Notes Page | Related Article

CFO Bookshelf – Measures of Success with Mark Graban

Episode page via Mark Gandy

Power Your Profits Podcast — Understanding The Measure Of Success: React Less, Lead Better, Improve More With Mark Graban (2/22)

Episode page, via Susie Carder

Get More Done — Continuous Improvement: How to Have a More Productive Workforce with Mark Graban (1/22)

Episode page

Intelligence For Your Life The Podcast (12/21)

The Lean Effect with Mark De Jong (12/21)

Episode page

Author to Authority with Kim Thompson-Pinder (11/21)

Managing Remote Teams Podcast, Poland (11/21)

Why Process Behavior Charts help manage with metrics with Mark Graban

Ken Broo (Bill Cunningham Show) WLW Radio, Cincinnati (10/21)

An interview about “quitter's remorse” and mistakes (My Favorite Mistake)

The Laura Coates Show – SiriusXM (10/21)

An interview about “quitter's remorse” and mistakes (My Favorite Mistake) – Read Transcript

The Marc Cox Morning Show 97.1 FM Talk, St. Louis (10/21)

WILS Radio, Lansing, Michigan (10/21)

On starting a business and learning from mistakes

Alabama's Morning News with JT, Birmingham (10/21)

On starting a business and learning from mistakes

Station podcast link

KXL Radio, Portland, OR (10/21)

Longer 15-minute interview with Brett Reckamp on starting a business and learning from mistakes

WGN Radio – “‘My Favorite Mistake’ host Mark Graban on how the pandemic prompted new business” (10/21)

WGN Radio Link

KOGO Radio – Ted and LaDona (10/21)

Learning from mistakes

Alternate link

KDKA Radio – Rick Dayton (9/21)

Learning from mistakes

The Rick Dayton Show

The Lean Effect Podcast (8/21)

Episode web page link

The Purpose Tune Podcast (8/21)

The Civil Engineering Academy Podcast (6/21)

Episode web page link

ValueVerse Podcast (5/21)

Get Unstuck & On Target (5/21)

Episode Page

Business Problems Solved (5/21)

The Workplace Therapist (4/21)


Episode page

Connecting the Dots (3/21)

Episode page via Overcast.

The 30 Minute Hour (2/21)

Episode page via

Leadership Reimagined Podcast (1/21)

Episode page via

Unlocking Your Creativity Podcast (1/21)

Episode page via ListenNotes

Dream Chasers Radio (12/20)

Episode web page via host Yaya Diamond

Values and Leadership Podcast (11/20)

Apple Podcasts episode page

The Edges of Lean (11/20)

Audio podcast episode Podbean page

People, Purpose, and Profit Podcast (10/20)

Audio podcast version

The Lean Solutions Podcast – Interview (9/20)

Audio podcast version

The Digital Workplace – Interview (9/20)

Interviewed along with Dr. Greg Jacobson of KaiNexus

Getting Simply the Best Results – Interview (8/20)

Listen also on Apple Podcasts

Process Breakdown Process – Interview (6/20)

This Morning, America's First News (With Gordon Deal) – Interview (9/19)

Other Appearances

  • KOGO Morning News (August 2019) – Listen Online | Read Transcript

Just-In-Time Cafe Podcast (2019)

Direct MP3 link

Quality Digest Live – Video Interview (9/18)

How To Turn Data And Metrics Into The Right Kind Of Action“ – Video Interview (11/18)

Your Money Now: The Small Business Report (With Gordon Deal) – Interview (12/18)

Leanpub Podcast (8/18)

Talking about working in healthcare and Measures of Success

Leanpub Podcast (9/17)

Talking about being a self-published author (episode page with transcript):


  • KLAS TV (Las Vegas) – Interviewed in a story on emergency department improvements (4/12) – Segment 1 | Segment 2

Broadcast Radio:

Mark has appeared as an expert healthcare guest on Fox News Radio stations, KOMO Seattle, KFWB Los Angeles, and many other radio outlets across the U.S.

  • The Lean Nation Radio Show, Featured Guest – (2/10)
  • CJWF Radio (Windsor, Ontario) – Quoted in Radio Story (9/10)
  • Paul Akers' American Innovator – Interview – iTunes Podcast  (1/22/11)
  • Colorado Today (Denver) – Interviewed for radio public affairs program (5/12) – Link
  • KFWB 980 AM News/Talk Los Angeles, Interviewed and quoted in news story (5/12) – Audio
  • WSIE 88.7 FM NPR Southern Illinois, Interviewed about emergency department improvements – Part 1 MP3 | Part 2 MP3
  • “Minding Your Business” with Robbin Block, interview with Mark Graban (June 20, 2012) – Listen
  • 103.7 FM “The Mountain – Seattle, “Conversations with Lizz Sommars,” interview with Mark Graban (July 8, 2012) – MP3
  • WOKV Jacksonville, “The Conversation,” interview (March 23, 2013) – Listen
  • CBC Radio Edmonton, RadioActive Show, interview (November 21, 2013) – Listen

Podcasts, Online Radio, Online Video: