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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

Continuous Improvement

quote1 When you find a unique opportunity to make a real difference, you focus on it and constantly reassess results. This is discipline. quote1 --Peter Drucker

Following are some of the best materials we have found on continuous improvement. If you have additional materials to suggest, please let us know.

“Deploy Data and a Consistent Methodology to Drive Improvement and Change Your Culture”

John Toussaint, MD, ASQ Healthcare Quality Supplement, January 2009
The use of unblinded physician performance data in a non-blaming environment can have dramatic effects on quality.

The Real Face of Healthcare Reform

Rick Wartzman, Time blog post, October 2013
Lean management principles, originally developed by Toyota, come to healthcare and create a system that pays for value rather than volume.