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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!


  • Healthcare Holidays And Observances
     Have some fun with this and recognize your healthcare associates! Thank you for all that you do!! October Monthly Holidays: American Pharmacists Month Antidepressant Death Awareness Month Blindness Awareness Month Caffeine Addiction Recovery Month Campaign for Healthier Babies Month (Check out Kerry's  Healthy Infants  section on her  ... 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

Upcoming Events

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Recent Discussions

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
Happy Case Management Week .

Thank you for all the work you do for our patients and team members.  I know it is not said ...
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 ...
James Bossert
Hello fellow members, I am giving a webinar on Oct 16 at 10AM central time on Continuous MSA.
Here is the link:
Deborah Meeks
How are critical values (example: lab tests) reported at your facility/practice.

1. Who is notified of critical ...
Deborah Meeks Jul '20
The lab tech calls the Provider, as soon as it gets the critical values
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
Grace Duffy
The ASQ joint Healthcare and Quality Management Division Healthcare Quality and Improvement Committee (HQIC) ...
Grace Duffy Jun '20
Susan Peiffer
Hello fellow Healthcare Division members and interested persons. As some health care facilities start resuming ...
Susan Peiffer Jun '20
Great topic Sue!
As with many hospitals – we are also bringing back the elective surgeries – with preop COVID ...
Eileen Chase
Hello -
I am trying to find health care specific rates on job turnover. My searches result in general turnover rates ...
Eileen Chase May '20
Hi Eileen,
I found a report issued by NSI that may provide some additional information.
Thanks Deborah, I will check this out.
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 ...

Latest Resources

  • The Proper Distribution of TQM

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    Title The Proper Distribution of TQM
    Author(s) Dave Collman
    Source Quality Progress
    Topic Performance Improvement

    Engaging and Empowering the Workforce

    Abstract Implementation of a ...

    Date Created: 10/18/2020 03:17 PM
  • The TQM Impact: A Study of Quality Managers’ Perceptions

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    Title The TQM Impact: A Study of Quality Managers’ Perceptions
    Author(s) Paul D Larson and Ashish Sinha
    Source Quality Management Journal
    Topic Organizational Culture

    Workforce Capacity


    Date Created: 10/18/2020 03:16 PM
  • Managers’ Perceptions of Factors Associated With Quality Dimensions For The Different Types of Firms

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    Title Managers’ Perceptions of Factors Associated With Quality Dimensions For The Different Types of Firms
    Author(s) Chu-Hua Kuei and Christian N. Madu
    Source Quality Management Journal
    Topic ...

    Date Created: 10/18/2020 03:15 PM
  • Reviving Healthcare

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    Title Reviving Healthcare
    Author(s) Charles Kenney
    Source Quality Progress
    Topic Governance and Accountability

    Legal and Regulatory Requirements

    Abstract Dr. Don Berwick is the ...

    Date Created: 10/18/2020 03:14 PM

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.