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The six sigma book for healthcare : improving outcomes by reducing errors, Robert Barry, Amy Murcko, Clifford Brubaker

Label
The six sigma book for healthcare : improving outcomes by reducing errors
Title
The six sigma book for healthcare
Title remainder
improving outcomes by reducing errors
Statement of responsibility
Robert Barry, Amy Murcko, Clifford Brubaker
Title variation
  • Six sigma book for health care
  • 6 sigma book for healthcare
  • 6 sigma book for health care
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barry, Robert
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R729.8
LC item number
.B37 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
W 84.1
NLM item number
B281s 2002
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Murcko, Amy
  • Brubaker, Cliff
Series statement
ACHE management series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical errors
  • Six sigma (Quality control standard)
  • Health facilities
  • Quality control
  • Medical Errors
  • Health Facilities
  • Quality Control
  • Risk Factors
  • Total Quality Management
Label
The six sigma book for healthcare : improving outcomes by reducing errors, Robert Barry, Amy Murcko, Clifford Brubaker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Six Sigma: why, what, how? -- Why six sigma? -- What is six sigma? -- How is six sigma applied? -- Error prevention -- Poka-yoke -- Topics in healthcare error prevention -- Workflow -- Problem solving -- Events -- Digging in -- Compare and contrast -- Diagrammatic tools -- Management action -- Problem detection -- Six sigma measures -- Six sigma operations analysis -- Quantitative process analysis -- Change management -- Selecting changes -- Six sigma: conclusion -- Cases -- Case instructions -- Data portrayal -- Process tracking -- Performance evaluation -- Potential problem analysis -- Yield -- Test reliability -- Time-value charts -- Poisson distribution -- Incomplete trials -- Failure modes and effects -- Discrete analysis -- Central limit theorem -- Data sampling -- Rule-based sampling -- Rich data sets -- Sequential analysis -- Rule-induced upsets -- Improvement project -- Event A -- Event B -- Worflow cases -- Selected formulae -- Effect of precision in low-count estimating -- Effect of ignoring multiple errors in estimating yield -- Effect of ignoring negative values in distributions -- Adjusting the normal distribution for positive-only populations -- Using the normal distribution in place of the Poisson distribution
Control code
49903349
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 236 pages
Isbn
9781567931914
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002068760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The six sigma book for healthcare : improving outcomes by reducing errors, Robert Barry, Amy Murcko, Clifford Brubaker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-226) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Six Sigma: why, what, how? -- Why six sigma? -- What is six sigma? -- How is six sigma applied? -- Error prevention -- Poka-yoke -- Topics in healthcare error prevention -- Workflow -- Problem solving -- Events -- Digging in -- Compare and contrast -- Diagrammatic tools -- Management action -- Problem detection -- Six sigma measures -- Six sigma operations analysis -- Quantitative process analysis -- Change management -- Selecting changes -- Six sigma: conclusion -- Cases -- Case instructions -- Data portrayal -- Process tracking -- Performance evaluation -- Potential problem analysis -- Yield -- Test reliability -- Time-value charts -- Poisson distribution -- Incomplete trials -- Failure modes and effects -- Discrete analysis -- Central limit theorem -- Data sampling -- Rule-based sampling -- Rich data sets -- Sequential analysis -- Rule-induced upsets -- Improvement project -- Event A -- Event B -- Worflow cases -- Selected formulae -- Effect of precision in low-count estimating -- Effect of ignoring multiple errors in estimating yield -- Effect of ignoring negative values in distributions -- Adjusting the normal distribution for positive-only populations -- Using the normal distribution in place of the Poisson distribution
Control code
49903349
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 236 pages
Isbn
9781567931914
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002068760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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