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Center for Lean Healthcare Research

Lean. For decades, its waste-reducing, value-creating principles have sparked landmark transformations at Toyota, Honda and other automakers hungry to maintain competitive edge and drive efficiency. These success stories have been so powerful that other manufacturers and service-industry organizations have picked up the torch – and as pressure mounts to improve patient care and reduce costs, lean is emerging as a viable solution for many health-care organizations.

The Center for Lean Healthcare Research equips hospitals and other healthcare organizations with the tools and guidance they need to execute lasting lean transformations by facilitating collaboration, building a vibrant research base, and engaging in research. Learn more HERE.

What's Happening

Learn about CLHR at the 5th Annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit
In our inaugural year, our partner the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value will be introducing us at their 5th Annual Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in Los Angeles! Summit is a high caliber, two-day conference with attendees from around the world coming together to learn from each other and connect. Click HERE to learn more.

Nationally Recognized Researchers Join CLHR
Having identified a need to unite the lean healthcare research community, the Center for Lean Healthcare Research has established their Research Advisory Council (RAC). A wide variety of lean healthcare leaders and innovators from across the country are partnering with CLHR to make lean part of the national healthcare dialogue. Click HERE for more information.