Explain one obstacle to successful benchmarking that you may encounter at your hospital.

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1. Imagine you are the CEO of a hospital in the U.S. that is projected to be a hot spot for a wave of the COVID-19 pandemic due to low vaccination rates and are looking to prepare by benchmarking. Based on your review of The Wall Street Journal article selected, what three key points do you need to consider in your preparation? Be sure to cite and reference your resources, including your textbook.

2. Explain one obstacle to successful benchmarking that you may encounter at your hospital.

3. What are two fundamental advantages provided by JIT/Lean, and how could you integrate JIT/Lean into helping your hospital prepare to deal with an influx of COVID-19 patients?

4.Your hospital is focused on total quality implementation. Describe the necessary components of an infrastructure that supports deployment and continual improvement. Be sure to include how this focus will help your hospital be prepared to manage COVID-19 effectively.