John Toussaint, MD

CEO of Catalysis, CEO emeritus of ThedaCare

John Toussaint, MD, is CEO of Catalysis Inc and one of the foremost figures in the adoption of lean principles in healthcare. Under his leadership, Catalysis has launched several peer-to-peer learning networks, developed in-depth workshops, created international conferences focused on lean management practices, and advanced the idea of healthcare value through delivery reform, transparency and payment reform. He is a featured speaker, contributor to peer-reviewed and consumer publications, and author of three groundbreaking books: On the Mend: Revolutionizing Healthcare to Save Lives and Transform the Industry; Potent Medicine: The Collaborative Cure for Healthcare; and Management on the Mend: The Healthcare Executive Guide to System Transformation.