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Faculty Scholar Lawrence Fredendall, Ph.D.. at  Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Lawrence Fredendall, Ph.D.

Director, Institute of the Advancement of Health Care
Professor of Management

College of Business

Contact: 864-656-2016 or flawren@clemson.edu


Who is Dr. Fredendall?

Larry Fredendall is a professor in the Department of Management. He has conducted extensive research on lean operations management, quality management systems, and health care systems. His scholarly interests include scheduling, interdepartmental coordination, implementing quality improvement, and using technology to improve quality and process flow in clinical and non-clinical departments.

For more information, see his College Profile.

How Dr. Fredendall’s research is transforming health care

Larry was awarded an IAHC Seed Grant to work with Greenville Health System to develop information technology-assisted methods to improve patient flow in perioperative services. The technology he is researching will allow hands-free documentation of events during patient flow and promote coordination between different units of the hospital. This research is related to an NSF-funded project conducted in conjunction with Kevin Taaffe and Joel Greenstein in the Department of Industrial Engineering.

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Health Research Expertise Keywords

Management, Operations, Process Flow, Lean Operations, Quality Management Systems, Scheduling, Patient Flow, Operations Research