Manager's Guide to Six SIGMA in Healthcare: Practical Tips and Tools for Improvement

Manager's Guide to Six SIGMA in Healthcare: Practical Tips and Tools for Improvement

by Robert D. Barry, Amy C. Smith, Amy C. Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0873896513

ISBN-13: 9780873896511

Pub. Date: 01/31/2005

Publisher: ASQ Quality Press

Six Sigma reinforces current developments in healthcare management: evidence based medicine, service line management, and magnet nursing. Six Sigma fits the real healthcare world, dealing with manual tasks and the exceptional needs of patients.

This book provides guidance to an organizational strategy that attains and sustains results. It explains how

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Overview

Six Sigma reinforces current developments in healthcare management: evidence based medicine, service line management, and magnet nursing. Six Sigma fits the real healthcare world, dealing with manual tasks and the exceptional needs of patients.

This book provides guidance to an organizational strategy that attains and sustains results. It explains how to use in-hand data to improve patient safety, patient service, and patient care for data-informed decision making. A section is also included on finite capacity scheduling models, a key issue in hospital productivity improvement.

Benefits:
It is the first book made with strictly management in mind, organized for quick and easy reference. Each topic starts with a check list and follows with additional information in increasing detail. The practical tips and tools included are made to be immediately applicable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873896511
Publisher:
ASQ Quality Press
Publication date:
01/31/2005
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

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