Welcome

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

Our Healthcare Division Leadership Team wants to help you gain maximum value for your membership.  The following is a list of items that will build your awareness of available resources on this myASQ community:
  • We invite you to share what is working and lessons learned through our Discussion Board
  • Our extentsive Healthcare Body of Knowledge (HBOK) is accessible and searchable in Resources
  • Keep an eye out for our Healthcare Division Events and News posts that will help you stay connected to thought leaders and division members 

News

  • Healthcare Holidays and Observances
    I work in a hospital setting in Lab Services. Last month we had National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week - April 19-25, 2020  (Last Full Week of April) and we are currently celebrating Hospital week (May 10 - 16) and National Nurses Week (May 6-12). These are near and dear to my heart so I thought I'd check the internet to see what other healthcare ... more
  • Welcome from the Chair
    Welcome to the MyASQ community! There are many different sectors that can be considered part of or associated with the "Healthcare" Industry: Direct patient care, Diagnostics, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device, Insurance, Surveillance, Compliance, Regulatory & Accreditation, etc.. Regardless of your profession we all have one thing in common - ... more

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Recent Discussions

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Eileen Chase 14058
Hello -
I am trying to find health care specific rates on job turnover. My searches result in general turnover rates ...
Thanks Deborah, I will check this out.
 
Hi Eileen,
I found a report issued by NSI that may provide some additional information.
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Deborah Meeks 1025
Since we are Healthcare we almost have to talk about this topic! For those in Healthcare - I am sure you have been ...
Liked the video - thanks for sharing. I understand the sampling and PCR - not quite sure how they determine the ...
Great discussion - this topic has consumed my life for sure.  A colleague's significant other works in wastewater ...
Great questions Dan...looking forward to the discussions!
Thanks for opening this. I would like to offer a few more seeds for discussion. These may be of interest to other ASQ ...
Susan Peiffer 112
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 Naeem,
I have heard that our DNV NIAHO annual audit is to be virtual...but we haven't had it yet. We use Cisco WebEx ...
Hi Joe!
You know your whole life is about to change. How are your change management skills? Just kidding!
Best ...
HI Christopher...thanks for sharing how "quality" has influenced your career. I love hearing how "quality" has ...
Hi Jessica,
Our system came up with multiple SARS2 testing methods...I wasn't directly involved in that but I am ...
Hi Luigi,

What I didn't mention is that I am a Medical Technologist with a Specialty in Blood Banking (ASCP) - Blood ...
Welcome Naeem Muhammad. Thank you for introducing yourself. We have done in-person safety rounds and some ...

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Hi All,
My name is Naeem Muhammad.  I am new to Healthcare Industry.  I ...
Hello Everyone! 

I am an Industrial Engineer and Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. My background spanned ...
Hi everyone, I am the Section Chair for ASQ Philly. I started my quality career in setting up Mentally Ill Chemical ...
HI Grace Duffy, Thanks for introducing yourself to everyone. All these years, and still learning more about you ...

Latest Resources

  • Raising the Bar

    HBOK 1-200

    ...
    Title Raising the Bar
    Author(s) A.V. Feigenbaum
    Source Quality Progress
    Topic Strategic Planning Process

    Strategic Management

    Qualities of Customer-Focused Organizations

    Abstract

    Date Created: 05/08/2020 12:22 PM
  • Raising the Bar

    HBOK 1-199

    Title Raising the Bar
    Author(s) A.V. Feigenbaum
    Source Quality Progress
    Topic Performance Improvement
    Abstract Companies seeking to expand their global reach face a dual challenge created by ...

    Date Created: 05/08/2020 12:20 PM
  • Gimme Five: Count on the 5S Improvement Method in the Lab

    HBOK 1-198

    Title Gimme Five: Count on the 5S Improvement Method in the Lab
    Author(s) Ray Harkins
    Source Quality Progress
    Topic Performance Improvement

    Work Process Design (including environments of care)

    ...

    Date Created: 05/08/2020 12:19 PM
  • Community Health Network Reduces Deadly Infections Through Culture of Reliability

    HBOK 1-197

    Title Community Health Network Reduces Deadly Infections Through Culture of Reliability
    Author(s) Janet Jacobsen
    Source ASQ
    Topic Risk Management

    Performance Improvement

    Work Process ...


    Date Created: 05/08/2020 12:18 PM

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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. 

 
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