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

How can I find this monograph? While not in healthcare, maturity models are something we are spending a lot of ...
Hi Grace- Healthcare organizations and how they work to improve is an area that I'm interested in learning more ...
The Monographs 1 and 2 are on the QMD My ASQ site under the documents at the bottom of the Healthcare Quality and ...
The Healthcare Quality and Improvement Committee (HQIC) is working now on Monograph 3 of the Healthcare Quality ...
Hi Grace, I agree with the concept and have seen often that in many hospital systems Quality is seen as a subset to ...
Jim, thank you for your valuable comments about back office value for continuous improvement in healthcare ...
Thanks Grace, I already had them but it never hurts to have another copy.  If you feel I can be of value to the ...
HI all,

I'm apparently very late to the game.  A pox upon me!  I just happened upon this thread this morning and ...
Michael Hirt
In problem Solving one of the  steps is to share lessons learned. This is for either a “Read Across” or Yokoten to ...
Michael Hirt Aug '20
This is a very good question.  KPIs would incorporate a metric based on two or more measures, so what measures would ...
Really a good topic. We are trying to implement this lesson learn sharing concept in our org. 
Do you guys have/or ...
Lesson learn template -  Great issue to discuss ! 
I hope also to find a basic format . 
we are developing the ...
Hi Amir, 

Probably we could develop some template together :) 
There are many templates available online but for ...
Good point Michael,

Should be there a time-limit defined when is the best time to check the effectiveness of the ...
Unfortunately, it's been my experience that a company will go through an extensive process to determine and ...
This is a great topic. I will let others research templates from Six Sigma Stage Gate presentation instructions or ...
Hello Emanuel,
I've attached a template that I had developed to use largely for quality/product ...
When I was doing benchmarking at HP, Compaq, and Xerox in the period from 1985 to 1993, we developed a structured ...
James Bossert
Hello fellow members, I am giving a webinar on continuous MSA on Oct 16 at 10AM Central time
Here is the link:
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Hi James Bossert ‍ 

this is great, thank you for sharing

Dan
 
Thanks Dan,  it is a basic talk but hopefully people will get something from it.  How are you doing?
Thanks Jim, due to COVID and having to school/supervise School-age grand-boys while parents are at work, I've ...
Susan Gorveatte
Hi all, I am starting to assemble some material on the pros and cons of Remote Auditing. What do you think? Can you ...
In my last job, our small, rural manufacturing facility had significant issues finding audit services due to the ...
We are preparing to perform our first remote Quality Bench Marking Survey of a remote site. Our clients prefer the ...
I'm both a Lead Auditor for our internal audits ans as the QA manager, the main auditee for our external ISO 9001 ...
Larry, I would love to hear the audit outcome. Yes, please post an update and let us know how it all turns out. Good ...
Monica, yes, that's a good point, remote audits are not new. With COVID they are getting their "fifteen minutes of ...
Larry Cichelli:
I'm both a Lead Auditor for our internal audits ans as the QA manager, the main auditee for our ...
Hello,

I am the Quality Manager at a manufacturing plant in Bedford Park, Illinois. I have been in quality for seven ...
Hi all,

I am the Head of QA/QC (for GLP/GMP) and GMP auditor for my company and we perform around 30 external audits a ...
Hey Susan,

That's a great topic for discussion. I have recently conducted a Quality Improvement Audit Remotely, ...
Hello Susan,
Good Evening.
I am a Lead Auditor with a leading certifying body.
Based on the client restrictions due ...
Jose Barajas
Calling on all Certified Auditors,

I am currently in the process of getting my company AS 9100:2016 certified and I ...
Good luck with your pursuits.  ASQ has peer recognition in multiple types of auditing through the ...
Jose,

You may want to check out the ASQ Audit Division Community as well.

Regards,

Jerry
Jose Barajas, Prior to my certification exams I took a CQA and CMQOE Refresher Courses online with Tony DeMarinis ...
Hi Daniel,

Yes, eventually I want to have Lead Auditor credentials, but for now I'm just looking for Internal ...
Awesome, thanks for the resource, Jerry!
Hi Raul,

I will definitely look Tony up and see about those refresher courses. Thanks for the resource!
Joe, 

I believe you hit on 2 key points, knowing how to audit and being a certified auditor. Those are 2 different ...
Hi Carlos,

Thanks so much for the information. I'm looking up the ASQ Auditing Handbook as we speak.

Thanks for the ...
Jose,

The study materials from Quality Council of Indiana have helped me get several certifications.  (CQE,CQA)

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I will look into this. Thanks Janet!

-Joe
Daniel Zrymiak
This is a message to all QMD members who are currently Professional Members of ASQ.

First, congratulations on your ...
Jerry Rice
Daniel Zrymiak
This thread is set up to discuss yesterday's webinar with Daniel Zrymiak ‍  Dan explained
  • How Quality 4.0 applies ...
Very well prepared and presented, Dan. Although many of the technical tools mentioned for Quality 4.0 are not new, ...
Hi Grace Duffy ‍  , 

Thank you for the overview.  The planning is the key, and I think there is also a human element.  ...
HI Jerry Rice ‍  , Douglas Wood ‍ :

I wanted to commend you both, and QMD in general, for the very efficient and ...
Thanks for the shout out Dan ;)  Great article by the way, well done.
I also want to mention that this links to the Quality Management Body of Knowledge

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Dear Dan,
This is a good overview of the software side of Quality 4.0
In answer to the one question posed which you ...
Dear Dan,
An amplifying comment (or three) are in order from my last post.
By profound knowledge, I am referring to ...
Hi Daniel Zrymiak ‍, just saw your presentation. Great presentation, clear, easy to follow. 
Again you met my ...
Hi Luigi Sille ‍ 

I have already put the link out to the ASQ group on LinkedIn, and I would like to see this expanded.  I ...
Hello Gregory Watson ‍ 

To your portion:
Productive systems also have four components: technological systems ...
Susan Gorveatte
Training is most effective when the goal of the training is aligned to achieving the goals of the organization.  ...
Hi Susan Gorveatte ‍ 

With the wide selection of virtual and online training options, companies are not sending ...
Thanks Dan, there is definitely an increase in remote training vs on site training these days.  I am loving the ...
I came from a small company (less than 40 people), so we didn't have a lot of the resources that larger companies ...
Susan Schall
Know someone  who has applied quality management principles to all types of management system standards, their ...
Grace Duffy
Standard work processes have changed for many of us over the past 7 months. Less of us are on the road, using hotel ...
Great conversation, Grace. I find myself at times still in the old way of thinking I have to be on site with clients ...

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