Managing Through a Pandemic: A Daily Management System for COVID-19 Response and Recovery

August 24, 2023

CLEAR Director Dorothy Hung PhD along with other CLEAR faculty and trainees published a study that explored the use of a Lean daily management system (DMS) for COVID-19 response and recovery in U.S. hospitals and health systems. Originally developed in manufacturing, Lean is an evidence-based approach to quality and process improvement in healthcare. Although Lean has been studied in individual hospital units and outpatient practices, it has not been examined as a whole system response to crisis events. You can read the whole article here