Category Archives: Section Meeting

March Section Meeting: Effective Communications

images:communiacation method cans on a stringThis month’s presentation will cover the need for Effective Communications in today’s business world, highlight the challenges to communications and suggest steps and methods to improve communication effectiveness. Meeting participants will be asked to share their experiences and expertise on this topic during the presentation. Following the presentation, participants will be more knowledgeable on the need for effective communications, the causes of inadequate communications and actions that can be taken to make communications more effective for their organizations and themselves. Continue reading March Section Meeting: Effective Communications

Spouse Night Wine Tasting Event – The Science of Wine

Join us for our annual Spouse’s night event on February 7th, 2014.

Ever wonder how your favorite vintage gets that perfect taste? Learn how at an evening of informal conversation and wine education at the annual Spouse Night! This year’s theme will be “The Science of Wine,” a wine tasting and cocktail reception. The focus will be on the technical aspects of weather, soil chemistry, and sugar characteristics that contribute to the flavor profile of different varietals. Continue reading Spouse Night Wine Tasting Event – The Science of Wine

Human Factors in Health Care Quality

Join us January 14th, 2014 for our monthly section meeting for a discussion of Human Factors in Health Care Quality.

In the last century, modern health care has made such progress with the biological understanding of disease and the technical control of trauma that medical error itself is responsible for more deaths than motor vehicle accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS. As the biomedical industry continues to make progress with other areas of disease and mortality, the final frontier of medicine will become the practice of medicine itself. Continue reading Human Factors in Health Care Quality

Section Meeting – Informal Networking & Round Table Discussion about Quality

Join us on November 21st for the general section meeting which will be an informal networking & round table discussion about quality.

  • What’s working? What’s not working?
  • What’s needed?
  • What’s new? What’s old?
  • What’s obsolete?

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October Section Meeting – Human Design and Operator Error Detection and Prevention Methods

Human Design and Operator Error Detection and Prevention Methods, Tools and Technologies with Practical Case Studies & Examples: an interactive NJIT ASQ Chapter workshop presentation

Losses are attributable to human error. Errors can occur not only during the implementation of various processes, but also in the design and operation control of processes.

A human error means that something has been done that was not intended by the actor (meaning neither by the designer nor by the operator of a process, or procedure; meaning the same here).

A human error is a deviation from intention, expectation or desirability. Continue reading October Section Meeting – Human Design and Operator Error Detection and Prevention Methods