National survey data presented at Stanford Lean Healthcare conference

In April, 2017, CLEAR partnered with the American Hospital Association to field a national survey to assess dimensions of the adoption and use of lean philosophy, practices, and tools in hospitals. The on-line survey was sent to 4,500 non-federal, short-term, acute-care medical and surgical hospitals in the United States, including pediatric general and medical hospitals. … [Read more…]

Don’t miss the Lean Healthcare Research Symposium!

Registration is still open for the Lean Healthcare Research Symposium to be held on June 6, 2017 in conjunction with the Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in Palm Springs, CA. The research symposium includes a full day program of presentations on recent research on the implementation of lean (and lean in combination with other performance improvement … [Read more…]

Stanford Conference (9/26 – 9/27/16) Presentation PPT Is Now Available!

After an engaging and informative two days, we are pleased to share the PowerPoint: “Is Lean Making a Difference in Healthcare?” that was presented by our co-director, Stephen Shortell, at the Lean Healthcare Academic Conference on September 26th. You may view the slide deck directly¬†here¬†or from the Presentations page of our website under Publications.