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Welcome to the Healthcare Division Community!  We are a community of ASQ members that include providers of healthcare and services, supporters of the providers, and others allied to the field. Our purpose is to offer and disseminate information relating to applications, research, innovations in quality theory and practice in healthcare.

Our myASQ community space is designed to give our members centralized access to content within our Healthcare Body of Knowledge (by searching under Resources), as well as the ability to connect and interact with other community members. Our members  come from all kinds of industries and are located in many countries around the world.

As a new member of our community, we encourage you to check out our upcoming events and start interacting with other members through our discussion board. We also encourage you to take a few minutes and check your notification settings so that you don't miss out on any of our great content (don’t forget to save your selection!).

The Healthcare Leadership Team is here to serve you and we hope to see you around the community!


September 23 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm – ASQ 1128 & ASQ HCD- What every consumer needs to know about healthcare quality and safety (Joint event with the ASQ Healthcare Division) Improving health depends on two things: people taking control of their health as they age and systems that support healthy choices with affordable, high-quality care. Three pervasive ... more
Posted by Deborah Meeks on Healthcare Division Sep 9, 2021 5:59 AM CDT
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Posted by George Krempel on Healthcare Division Aug 6, 2021 11:17 AM CDT
Our ASQ Innovation TC WCQI 2021 Virtual Booth Spark Sessions were so successful we expanded these throughout the rest of the year. Our interactive round-table, workshop, and special Guest speaker program components cover the entire Innovation scope from Adaptability, Culture, Future-focused Leadership, Strategic Direction, Process, ... more
Posted by Deborah Meeks on Healthcare Division Aug 1, 2021 9:38 PM CDT

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Susan Peiffer
Welcome to the Healthcare Community on myASQ! As you sign up, please tell us a little about yourself - what you do ...
Susan Peiffer Apr '20
Hi all, my name is Rowena aka Chona. Glad to be part of the Health Care Division. I work as a director for performance ...
I’ve been an ASQ member since 1984, and a Fellow since 2004. I joined the ASQ Healthcare Division around 2006. I have ...
I am Grace Duffy. I co-chair the joint QMD/HCD Healthcare and Quality Improvement committee with Pierce Story. ...
Hi all,

My name is Debbie Meeks and the current Healthcare Division Chair. I am a Senior member of ASQ and have held ...
Hello! My name is Jessica Tracy and I am a Senior Quality Analyst at a clinical genetics laboratory based in ...
I am Luigi Sille, Quality Manager of the Curaçao Red Cross Blood Bank Foundation. I'm from Curaçao.  
Working in ...
I am an ASQ Fellow, past Chair of the ASQ Board of Directors, Past Chair of the Healthcare Division, Chair of the ...
Amazing how much time COVID care, planning, and all of the reporting takes, isn't it? Thanks for sharing a little ...
Thanks for sharing a little about you, Dan! I have known you all this time and did not know you worked at IBM first.
Thanks for sharing how you serve the HCD and a little about yourself! Great work from those committees.
Deborah Meeks
You won't find the word "Systemness" in the dictionary but it's been around for a couple of years...just google it! ...
Deborah Meeks Feb '21
Glenn Findling
Hello Community, I am looking for a new book to listen to on Audible. What are the must "read" books for Healthcare ...
Glenn Findling Oct '20
Hi Rob,

That is a great question...I hope we get some responses because I'd be interested also.

I always have time to ...
Hi Rob, 

Here are a few that I've read that are applicable to healthcare/training: 
  • The Checklist Manifesto ...
Thanks Anne! I just checked and these all have an audio option and they look like great books!

James Bossert
Hello fellow members, I am giving a webinar on Oct 16 at 10AM central time on Continuous MSA. Here is the link: ...
James Bossert Sep '20
Grace Duffy
The ASQ joint Healthcare and Quality Management Division Healthcare Quality and Improvement Committee (HQIC) ...
Grace Duffy Jun '20
Deborah Meeks
Since we are Healthcare we almost have to talk about this topic! For those in Healthcare - I am sure you have been ...
Deborah Meeks May '20
Thanks for opening this. I would like to offer a few more seeds for discussion. These may be of interest to other ASQ ...
Great questions Dan...looking forward to the discussions!
Great discussion - this topic has consumed my life for sure.  A colleague's significant other works in wastewater ...
Liked the video - thanks for sharing. I understand the sampling and PCR - not quite sure how they determine the ...
Great question, there are so many expected consequences  of course in terms of supplies and staffing. 

In terms of ...
Margot Wilson
Hello All. As we are starting to see more supply with vaccines, can anyone share some lessons learned or tips with ...
Margot Wilson Mar '21
Deborah Meeks
2020...what a year! Virtual became the routine. Work/life balance turned into a grey zone. Home, work, ...
Deborah Meeks Jan '21
Deborah Meeks
1. Did you know that this week exists? 2. Do you celebrate this week in any special way? 3. Let's brainstorm and share ...
Deborah Meeks Sep '20
Deborah Meeks
Please let us know your: Topics of interest Biggest challenges Process-related issues If you have a story to ...
Deborah Meeks Jun '20

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Community Information
The Healthcare Division of ASQ strives to engage stakeholders at all levels in improving the efficiency and efficacy of a global healthcare system utilizing a customer focused systems approach by encouraging research, innovation, and the formation of learning partnerships to advance knowledge of healthcare quality.

We encourage research, innovation, and the formation of learning partnerships to advance knowledge of healthcare quality.

We promote application of quality concepts and tools among healthcare division's members, their organizations and the global community for the advancement of excellence in patient-centered and cost-effective healthcare services.​
ASQ HCD and its partners will add value to members and the global healthcare communities by providing the best resources (or expertise) in healthcare quality.​

HCD Leadership (2021):
Chair - Debbie Meeks
Chair Elect - Rowena Sano
Secretary - Patrice Griffith
Events Chair - vacant
Examining Chair - Marianne DiPierro
HBOK Chair - Margot Wilson
Membership Chair - Rob Findling
Newsletter Chair - Mahmoud Radwan
Scholarship Chair - Danny Duhan
Webinar Chair - vacant
Website Chair - George Krempel