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Grace Duffy 369
Pierce Story, co-chair of our Healthcare Quality and Improvement committee (HQIC), made some excellent ...
Grace Duffy Mar '19
HI all,

I'm apparently very late to the game.  A pox upon me!  I just happened upon this thread this morning and ...
Thanks Grace, I already had them but it never hurts to have another copy.  If you feel I can be of value to the ...
Jim, thank you for your valuable comments about back office value for continuous improvement in healthcare ...
Hi Grace, I agree with the concept and have seen often that in many hospital systems Quality is seen as a subset to ...
The Healthcare Quality and Improvement Committee (HQIC) is working now on Monograph 3 of the Healthcare Quality ...
The Monographs 1 and 2 are on the QMD My ASQ site under the documents at the bottom of the Healthcare Quality and ...
Hi Grace- Healthcare organizations and how they work to improve is an area that I'm interested in learning more ...
Grace

How can I find this monograph? While not in healthcare, maturity models are something we are spending a lot of ...
Gregory Watson 8205
Please see the attached paper to stimulate discussion and get ideas flowing about how quality can play a role in ...
A very good paper and topics for stimulating further conversation. I do strongly feel the deployment (more now ...
Excelent paper Dr Watson .Quality must help to face the pandemic crisis.
Best regards
Eduardo Guaragna
Brasilian ...
Grace Duffy 369
I have been doing a lot of reading on the subscription services like McKinsey and Company and Knowledge@ Wharton ...
Well said, Betsaida. We were talking the other day in a Quality Management Division conversation that we have ...
It seems that the pace has accelerated in the past weeks! The projects are moving, the meetings are not stopping, ...
Thank you for the article by the Association for Talent Development, Grace!
I just read an article by the Association for Talent Development on use of training modes. It shows the percent of ...
I'm loving this discussion.  I think now that we can't/shouldn't have additional "outside" representatives ...
OJT is CRUCIAL.

What is happening in your organization?
During the first 2 weeks of this Lockdown we slowed down a ...
Well said, Jerry and Bill. Where the 1980s and 1990s saw a push for organizations to drive external skills ...
A quote from W. Edwards Deming from "Out of the Crisis: is included in our previous post,  People are Part of the ...
I've been doing a lot of OJT on the use of the Microsoft Teams platform lately... including webcam etiquette. Who ...
Robert Mitchell 407
I am Section Chair for the ASQ Phoenix Section. Beginning with the development of our 2020 Business Plan & Budget ...
Well done, Bob. Good to hear from you. It has been a while since we worked on the Board committees together. Our ...
Jerry Rice 103
Last evening I had the pleasure of hearing Gary Cokins talk about Strategy Management with a Strategy Map and its ...
    Peggy Milz 1964
    I woke up this morning and headed out on my morning walk feeling sad that I was not in Columbus getting ready for the ...
    I'm working. Midco International Inc., where I'm the QA Manager are building a lot of natural gas burner units for ...
    A.  "Quality, let it begin with me." -- Ron Sedlock
    Thanks Ron for sharing your thoughts.
    Some additional thoughts follow, in two parts.
    • 1 of 2:
      “He (Deming) always ...

    Thanks Bill (William), really enjoyed your reply and thoughts, 100% agree on all that you written, especially the ...
    Thanks Raul for your response.

    You state two POV I wish to offer alternative opinions about:

    1 of 2:
    “It is not about ...

    Thank you for the heads up/inspiration.  I'm coming full circle this week at work.  After writing quality ...
    Raul had it spot-on with "all of the 14 principles and their interrelationships ".  Interrelationships being the ...
    William, I have been practicing and preaching Deming's 14 points since the 80's, I have tested and challenged ...
    Thanks for the elevated perspective Dwight! My brief response addresses one of Deming's 14 points.

    One of Dr. ...
    I do what I do most of the time as a Deming advocate, I usually practice Deming 14 points by" Creating constancy of ...

    Peggy Milz 1964
    What did you think about last week's WCQI Virtual?  I really enjoyed both the Opening Keynote with James Clear and ...
    Ofcourse I enjoyed the opening and closing  keynote. Now I am going through on demand recordings.  Well planned. ...
    Mingzhi Deng 583
    Would anyone like to share with us your good practices on control of documented information? for instance, do you ...
    Mingzhi Deng May '19
    With huge amount of documents we control, we allocated a dedicated team to receive, process and publish approved ...
    This is a very valuable thread. I am pleased to see the recommendations of the contributors. I am a strong fan of ...
    Kelly Gau 3002 Kelly Gau Apr '20
    Mingzhi - there is a lot of different practices around Document Control. I have managed both paper-based and eQMS ...
    Brian, the way our documents are set up, they have the original issue date in the document header, then the revision ...
    I have a different kind of issue with document management. The organization I'm working with maintain the ...
    The critical thing in document management is to decide what type of documents you have and how to manage each of the ...
    We use the same software that we sell to our clients. It includes automatic routing for collaboration on files, ...
    Hello Deng,
    Regarding product and process development documents we use the Windchill PLM  software from PTC Inc.

    ...
    We have a small group of people who have write access to an otherwise protected shared drive. They place new ...
    Jerry Rice 103
    Here is a recording of the April 20 Webinar entitled  Hiring, training and engaging the new generations in quality ...
      Jerry Rice Apr '20
      Jerry Rice 103 Jerry Rice Apr '20
      Jerome,

      You make some great points. The underlying processes (especially in a regulated industry) don't change ...
      Mr. Rice, 
      I do appreciate the enthusiasm for the topic and the new generations in quality management. I am for the ...
      William Hackett 2192
      My company is presently working with company making ventilators for FDA approval. This is a learning experience. ...
      William Hackett Apr '20
      William 
      My back ground is in the manufacturing world I have manged quality for the creation of products like class ...
      Lin Cheng 12617 Lin Cheng Apr '20
      Dan

      What a great write up! Thank you for sharing the insights with us. I'm preparing to take my CQE exam in June ...
      Dan,
      Interesting article.  I was not sure what camp you are in when you stated " I'm in the latter camp".  Could you ...
      Thanks Dan, I work in the manufacturing field, many years in automotive, now in off-road equipment.  Just read ...
      Hello William,

      I have many inputs and would welcome a conversation.  I've spent a good amount of time in the ...
      If this, FDA trials, is something that you will continue on with, learn everything you can about the process. ...
      Hi William,
      How exciting for you and your organization! The realm of mechanical ventilation is fascinating!
      ...

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