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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 ...
Jerry Rice Jerry Rice Jun '21
All,

The monographs can be downloaded from the link below:

Healthcare Quality And Improvement Committee

The ...

Thank you, Jerry.

Grace

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Susan Gorveatte
Hi Folks, wondering if you can help a girl out. My client is looking for self-paced online Calibration Technician ...
I never heard of such a thing, but if your client purchased a calibration software packet, the vendor may have ...
Try these guys:
Quality Support Group - A Training and Consulting Organization
or
ToolingU at www.SME.org
We have recently started a training program using the website qualitytrainingportal.com. The self paced core ...
Susan, I will check with Heather Wade, coauthor of my ISO/IEC 17025 ebook. She is a wealth of knowledge and is "pain ...

Thanks so much for the information, Larry. Will do.

Yes, Quality Support Group, great idea.

Thanks, Steve, I will send this along for their review. Great idea.

Heather is always fun to talk with. Thanks!

I have really enjoyed the training by Jon with alpha training and consulting. My company has utilized his training ...

Melissa McKinnon:

I have really enjoyed the training by Jon with alpha training and consulting. My company has ...

Sarah Christie
Please allow me a moment of your time. My name is Sarah Christie and I am a Doctoral Candidate at Florida Tech that is ...

What are FDA 483 observations? Happy to help,but am ignorant on the topic.

Grace Duffy

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Hi Grace, FDA 483 observations are findings/non-conformances identified that document deficiencies in your ...

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Hi Sarah, no link was attached.

Best,

H

Are FDA 483 observation translatable to a machine shop? I work in a machine shop.

Hi Sarah, the survey seems intended toward folks who work for companies. I am a consultant so didn't feel that I ...

Thanks Arron! I am trying to see if I can see if there is a connection to specific quality management practices that ...

Susan Gorveatte
Hi Folks, Training and Development is part of the BoK. I'm wondering, what Training and Development are would you ...
Susan Gorveatte Apr '21
Hi Susan,
Thanks for posing these questions. I would enjoy a series of webinars on developing curriculum with ...
I'm interested in more software-specific training such as SOUP/COTS/OTS in medical devices and SaMD products.
Hi Susan,

I am responding to your inquiry or training and development needs as part of BoK. I am a returning ASQ ...
Hi Scott, that's a really interesting idea. I am going to raise that with QMD and see what we can do about that. Thanks ...
Rhonda Johnston:
I'm interested in more software-specific training such as SOUP/COTS/OTS in medical devices ...
James Spichiger:
Hi Susan,
Thanks for posing these questions. I would enjoy a series of webinars on developing ...
Susan,
I like your idea of framing a presentation around Blooms Taxonomy....to show how the progression deepens ...
OK, Diana Baldi ‍ let's make this happen!
Hi Susan,
I've been certified since 1995 and teaching the refresher course for the local sections since 1996.
Here ...
Anthony DeMarinis:
Hi Susan,
I've been certified since 1995 and teaching the refresher course for the local ...
Houman Mehrabadi
Hello ASQ members, Have you set a goal (key performance indicator) for measuring training efficiency?

The Kirkpatrick Model is probably the best-known model for analyzing and evaluating the results of training ...

Jeremiah, I am always looking for individuals who may be interested in writing articles on the topic of Training ...
Great Post Houman, thanks for keeping the conversation going.
Thank you Jeremiah.

I've written more on my thoughts here: “ Measuring Training Effectiveness for Organizational Performance

Susan Gorveatte
Hi ASQ Members, I am wondering if you have tips on how to organize and maintain your records for RUs, etc. for ...
Susan Gorveatte May '21
Hello,
One suggestion: Record/upload your RU point(s) in the recertification journal as soon a RU point is ...
Timeliness is the key for sure.
During my first recertification I struggled as I had various records all over the place and I felt like I was ...
Emma Raven Emma Raven Jun '21
Hi Houman Mehrabadi

Great tip! Where is the recertification journal?

Thanks!
Emma Raven Emma Raven Jun '21
Great question Susan!

I love Carlos' tips about using the free gifts to include the bonus RUs and creating a special ...

Please click on following link, then “Access to my online Journal”. You can submit your RU's there.

Daniel Zrymiak
I am sharing an update from ASQ on LinkedIn, advising those with a CMQ/OE of an opportunity to review e-Learning for ...
Daniel Zrymiak Jun '21

Dear Sir,

Well noted ; I trained in CMQ/OE and waiting for online approved Kuwait exam center hold due to covid-19. ...

Grace Duffy
One of our joint QMD/HCD Healthcare Quality and Improvement Committee members has a client looking for an ...
Grace Duffy Jun '21
Check out APiS-IQ. It is an amazing FMEA software and the North American team in Michigan are outstanding when it ...
Great suggestion, Michael. Thank you!!!
Check out Intellaquest. I have just started to look at their software, and it sounds impressive. It ties all of the ...
An FMEA is all about the discussion and process taking into account actual failures and potential failures. I ...
Thank you, Jim. I wondered about that when I first heard of the interest in an automated FMEA. I am curious about the ...
James: I agree - the discussion is where the value is. We currently do them in Excel, in a room with a cross functional ...
An automated or electronic FMEA is just a tool for collecting the data calculating and tracking the information. ...
The only specialized tool I know is iQ-RM by AHP, but I don't know how much customization it requires before you ...
Utkarsh Suri
Hello Everyone, I have experience of about 8 years in the Manufacturing Industry, Now I am working as Quality ...
Utkarsh Suri Jun '21
Get the CQE Primer and know your stats; most importantly understand what they mean.
David Dart David Dart Jun '21
Hello Utkarsh -

ASQ website is a great place to start, with all the details required for obtaining your CQE ...
A friend of mine suggested the same as David, so I purchased the CQE primer from the Quality Council of Indiana. Best ...
Hey Utkarsh,
I would recommend getting both the official ASQ CQE handbook and Quality Council of Indiana's CQE ...
Hello Utkarsh,

Good Morning,

Please use the CQE handbook from ASQ as the main reference.

Flag the important ...
Scott Lang
I am looking for suggestions on inexpensive ways to verify color for paints and laminates in a production ...
Scott Lang Jun '21
Morning Scott,
At the plant I work at, we use a pantone colour book as a quick reference to ensure the colour is ...
Try using some of the paint store apps, like Project Color from Home Depot. Benjamin Moore and Pittsburgh Paint ...
In the past I have created "working standards" to use at the end of the production line. I added these reference ...
Make sure you use the standard that is defined in your internal or customer's spec. They be using AMS-STD-595 color ...
Pantone books could be used for verification. The pantone number could be included in the production paperwork ...
Your solution might come from an old astronomy technique. Before computers, astronomers made discoveries by ...
Scott Lang Scott Lang Jun '21
Thx everyone for your responses so far. I should have been more clear - we already use most of the manual methods you ...
If you're looking for a more standardized non-visual based check I would look into BYK instruments. They have ...
We use a Nix Colour Pro Sensor. It links to an app on a phone or tablet. It's super quick and compares against ...
The Nixsensor mentioned above looks like a good alternative. Just be aware that the sample you are comparing it to ...

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