Reams of pages are filled each year with descriptions of how the healthcare system in the United States is broken. Some critiques point to costs, inefficiency, inequity, or inconsistent quality; some point to all of the above. With healthcare currently consuming 16% of GDP and getting mixed results, everyone agrees improvement is needed. Massive challenges exist elsewhere in the world due to lack of resources or infrastructure. The following are stories of how the tools of the management profession can be a part of the solution.