Six Sigma Book for Healthcare Improving Outcomes by Reducing Errors

ISBN-10: 156793191X
ISBN-13: 9781567931914
Edition: 2002
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Book details

List price: $78.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Health Administration Press
Publication date: 8/1/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 236
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
Introductionp. 3
Six Sigma: Why, What, How?p. 7
Why Six Sigma?p. 7
What is Six Sigma?p. 13
How Is Six Sigma Applied?p. 17
Error Preventionp. 19
Poka-Yokep. 19
Topics in Healthcare Error Preventionp. 21
Workflowp. 33
Problem Solvingp. 47
Eventsp. 47
Digging Inp. 50
Compare and Contrastp. 51
Diagrammatic Toolsp. 58
Management Actionp. 61
Problem Detectionp. 65
Six Sigma Measuresp. 65
Six Sigma Operations Analysisp. 70
Quantitative Process Analysisp. 92
Change Managementp. 113
Selecting Changesp. 113
Six Sigma: Conclusionp. 147
Casesp. 151
Case Instructionsp. 151
Data Portrayalp. 156
Process Trackingp. 159
Performance Evaluationp. 162
Potential Problem Analysisp. 164
Yieldp. 165
Test Reliabilityp. 168
Time-Value Chartsp. 172
The Poisson Distributionp. 173
Incomplete Trialsp. 176
Failure Modes and Effectsp. 179
Discrete Analysisp. 180
Central Limit Theoremp. 183
Data Samplingp. 186
Rule-Based Samplingp. 189
Rich Data Setsp. 193
Sequential Analysisp. 198
Rule-Induced Upsetsp. 202
Improvement Projectp. 203
Event Ap. 205
Event Bp. 207
Workflow Casesp. 208
Appendicesp. 211
Selected Formulaep. 211
Effect of Precision in Low-Count Estimatingp. 212
Effect of Ignoring Multiple Errors in Estimating Yieldp. 214
Effect of Ignoring Negative Values in Distributionsp. 216
Adjusting the Normal Distribution for Positive-Only Populationsp. 216
Using the Normal Distribution in Place of the Poisson Distributionp. 218
Annotated Bibliographyp. 221
Glossaryp. 227
Companion Web Site Contentp. 233
About the Authorsp. 235
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