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Free Webinar 3-18-13: Finding a Path to Creating an Organization of Problem Solvers

 

ASQ HCD and Lean Enterprise Divison are partnering to sponsor a fantastic free webinar:  ”Finding a Path to Creating an Organization of Problem Solvers”  by Beau Keyte

 

Register Now:  https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/579524537

 Join us for this event from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MDT on March 18. The webinar will help answer questions such as: How can we get the right people in our organizations to solve the ...

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Accepting applications for the Nightingale Scholarship

Nightingale Scholarship application due on or before February 28

The purpose of the ASQ Healthcare Division Nightingale Scholarship is to further critical use of quality theory and methods in modern healthcare. This competition is open to any student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution who is nominated by a member of the Healthcare Division and who is pursuing studies related to healthcare quality. The student need not be an ASQ member at the time of application.

Application Deadline: Complete applications with narrative ...

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Volunteer to be a Cycle 2 HBOK Reviewer!

Dear Healthcare Division Members,

Two ASQ Healthcare Division workgroups are collaborating to build a library of content vetted by our members that contains only essential, reliable, relevant, profound and rewarding content to assist in achieving healthcare excellence – the Healthcare Body of Knowledge (HBOK). Our goal is to complete the review of ASQ internal content in 31 topical areas, as ranked by HCD members, by December 31, 2013.

 We are accepting into the HBOK, content which are most important to the pursuit ...

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Lean and Six Sigma Conference March 2013

HCD has been working with the Lean Division in planning for the 2013 Lean and Six Sigma Conference.  There have been several healthcare related submissions for sessions.   They are planning 50 sessions and hands-on workshops.

Additional information about the conference can be found at: http://asq.org/conferences/six-sigma/

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You are invited to the HCD/QMD Joint Wine and Cheese Tasting Party…

The HCD/QMD Joint Wine and Cheese Tasting Party with Presentation by Graciela de Luan Perez, PHD, who is an HCD member and a trained sommelier.  It will be held in the California Ballroom at the Anaheim Hilton Immediately following Dr. Jesse’s Lecture and is open to all HCD and QMD members.

When:  6 p.m. Monday, May 21

Where: California Ballroom at the Anaheim Hilton

Robert L. Jesse, M.D., Ph.D., principal deputy under the secretary for health in the Department of Veterans ...

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You are invited to our Annual Membership Meeting on Sunday May 20 at 1PM PDT

Dear Healthcare Division Member:

Thanks for your continued membership in the ASQ Healthcare Division (HCD). Your support and active participation is much appreciated!

I am writing today to inform and/or remind you that the HCD is having our Annual Membership Meeting on Sunday, May 20 at 1PM PDT (2PM MDT, 3PM CDT, and 4PM EDT).

If you will be with us in Anaheim for the QIHC, the meeting will be in the Laguna AB Room. If you can’t be at the meeting ...

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ASQ Lean Six Sigma Conference Healthcare Related Sessions & Workshops

 Phoenix, Arizona (Feb 24-25)

Sustaining Results Through a Culture of Quality.  Learn more about the application of lean and Six Sigma tools and methodologies, the results they can produce, and the successful steps that have been taken to sustain those results over time in a global community at the 2014 Lean and Six Sigma ...

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How to Start a new Healthcare Special Interest Group

In response to growing interest to form Healthcare Special Interest Groups (HC-SIGs) in ASQ sections, the ASQ Healthcare Division (HCD) invites section leaders and Healthcare Division members to a live webinar on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Noon Central (1:00 PM Eastern; 10:00 AM Pacific).   Read more…

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Healthcare Division Webinar: How to Start a Healthcare Special Interest Group in Your Section

In response to growing interest to form Healthcare Special Interest Groups (HC-SIGs) in ASQ sections, the ASQ Healthcare Division (HCD) invites section leaders and Healthcare Division members to a live webinar on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at Noon Central (1:00 PM Eastern; 10:00 AM Pacific).

We will cover the following:

  1. An introduction to HCD Initiatives focused on ASQ sections through the HCD Voice of the Customer Committee.
  2.  The purpose of ...
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Postponed until October 18 & 19, 2012: May 17-18th – Quality & Business Excellence Program Virginia Mason Production System

 Lean in Healthcare Evening Presentation & All-Day Workshop

Join ASQ Vancouver
Evening Presentation – Thursday May 17, 2012
Chris Backous, faculty member of the Virginia Mason Institute and our guest speaker, will outline the history and the fundamental principles of the Virginia Mason Production System – including how it was adapted from the Toyota Production System and the ways in which it is still evolving today.

He will discuss the application of lean principles to a health care system using real world ...

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