Division Chair’s Progress Update 2014

In this month’s chair’s update, Bill Dunwoody shares details of upcoming 2014 conferences the HCD is participating in, as well as role descriptions for key positions available in the HCD.

Read about a new task group that will research best practices and lessons learned by nonclinical process engineers and other process improvement professionals who have transitioned to healthcare jobs.

After more than a year of scouring thousands of resources, the first version of the HBOK is nearing deployment.

The Public Health SIG is fulfilling one of its missions of developing a quality management system template for U.S. public health departments.

The HCD submitted its intent to apply for the ASQ Performance and Reward Innovation Award in two focus areas.

In his May note, HCD Chair Bill Dunwoody provides a recap of Healthcare Division events at the ASQ World Conference on Quality Improvement. He also announces updates for the upcoming ASQ Technical Communities Fall Conference taking place Oct. 30-31 in Orlando.

In his June note, HCD Chair Bill Dunwoody provides details on how potential ASQ conference presenters can apply to receive HCD financial support.

This month, Healthcare Division (HCD) Chair Bill Dunwoody provides an overview of the division’s new member outreach and retention strategies and shares how members can take advantage of networking opportunities year-round.  He also shares highlights, outcomes and photos from the HCD planning session that occurred earlier this month in Richland, WA. Also, a reminder that early-bird registration for the Technical Communities Fall Conference ends Sept. 30.

The agenda for the September HCD leadership retreat occurring Sept. 5-7 is shared. Members are urged to provide their feedback and ideas on the HCD’s strategic direction.

Don’t miss your chance to receive early-bird pricing to attend the Technical Communities Council Conference taking place in Orlando on Oct 30-31. Several healthcare presentations are offered that will focus innovation and opportunity in the future of healthcare.

Rocco Perla, assistant professor of biostatistics and health services research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will discuss whole-patient measures in a live webinar occurring Nov. 19 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EST for HCD members. Read more about this upcoming webinar and other HCD webinars available on-demand, or register for Perla’s event on GoToWebinar.

  • September

Rocco Perla, assistant professor of biostatistics and health services research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will discuss whole-patient measures in a live webinar occurring Nov. 19 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EST for HCD members. Read more about this upcoming webinar and other HCD webinars available on-demand, or register for Perla’s event on GoToWebinar.

Rocco Perla, assistant professor of biostatistics and health services research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will discuss whole-patient measures in a live webinar occurring Nov. 19 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. EST for HCD members. Read more about this upcoming webinar and other HCD webinars available on-demand, or register for Perla’s event on GoToWebinar. 

  • November
    • Healthcare Division Chair’s Progress Report
      Chair Bill Dunwoody provides a recap of the Technical Communities Conference that occurred in Orlando on Oct. 30-31. Also, find details about the division’s 2015 Nightingale Scholarship and its revised objectives for long-term member value.
  •  December
    • Healthcare Division Chair’s Progress Repor 
    • Watch for a new update from Chair Bill Dunwoody in a future edition. You can still access his note from last month’s issue, which summarizes the Technical Communities Conference that occurred in Orlando on Oct. 30-31. Also, you’ll find details about the division’s 2015 Nightingale Scholarship and its revised objectives for long-term member value.