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Stephen is a Senior Member of ASQ, Past Metropolitan Section Chair and is a certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE).

New Venue for our March and April Section Meetings

For our upcoming March and April section meetings join us as we try out a new mid-town event location for these two section meetings.

Location: Havana NY 58 W 38th Street New York, NY 10018 (MapIt)

For more information of the section Meeting topics please visit the links below:

March 2017: Advances in Population Health
April 2017: The three pillars of Change Management – EQ, IQ and IT

ASQ January 2017 Member Gift: Career Building Resources

Your next career move is all about preparation. ASQ‘s growing repository of career resources is available to help you get prepared.

This month ASQ is offer a sampling of some of their best resources to help you succeed, whether you’re building your professional portfolio or moving toward something new and more fulfilling.

Boost your career in 2017 with ASQ’s exclusive resources and tools, including:

  • ASQ 2016 Salary Survey and Quality Progress’ Salary Calculator
  • Free e-books on team excellence, process improvement, and innovation
  • Career-focused articles, webcasts, and new ASQTV episodes on careers and the quality profession

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Your exclusive member gift will be available through January 31, 2017.

March Section Meeting – Transition to Value-based Healthcare

Photo: Andrew S. Rein
Andrew S. Rein
This month we will discuss how to align financial incentives, focus on important quality measures and redesign care in order to improve the health of populations. He will cover the basics and current state of the industry in its move to leverage value based payment systems; the evolution and challenges of quality metrics from strict clinical procedure outcomes to longer term care and ultimately health outcomes; and how care systems are being resigned to better promote population health.

Andrew Rein is a mission-driven senior executive with 20+ years of experience acquired in executive positions in the nation’s leading health care and public health organizations, and a proven ability to lead health system transformation and reform, population health, and organizational innovation. Andrew maximizes value by uniquely weaving strong performance and financial management, strategy development and implementation, policy priorities, and deep analytics.
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April Section Meeting – The three pillars of Change Management – EQ, IQ and IT

Change is hard. If you want to bring about some, you have to do three things – (1) Appeal to the heart; (2) Make (financial) sense, and (3) Make it be easy to do. Of course, it is easier said than done. During this month’s section meeting we’ll discuss some fundamentals, some challenges and some experiences of ‘making change happen’.
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January Section Meeting – Smart Business Processes and the Future of Quality

As digital transformation disrupts all areas of social and corporate life, it’s worth noting that certain organizations are managing the transition better than others. I take a closer look at the opportunities of digital technologies for organizations to innovate and operate business processes. I describe the skills, positions, and structures of business transformation functions that can help organizations to become a digitally operated enterprise, and derive three scenarios of the future of quality in such organizations.
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Annual NY/NJ Metropolitan Section Awards Dinner

The NY/NJ Metropolitan Section will be hosting it’s annual Holiday/Awards Dinner to recognize and thank those individuals who have worked so hard to plan and implement the Section’s events over the past year. This year’s event will be held from 6 PM to 9 PM at the Marriott in Jersey City.

Location: 540 Washington Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07310 (Map It)

Cost: $35 per ticket

Eventbrite - Annual NY/NJ Metropolitan Section Awards Dinner