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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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General Section Meeting – Lessons Learned/Survivor Stories – June 13th, 2013

The Presentation will include:

  • A fun and informative presentation given by Bill Latzko, a Master of Quality (Title given to Bill by Dr. W. Edwards Deming), and Dave Sherman, a 25+ year veteran of Food/Beverage, Environmental, & Clinical Laboratories.
  • The Presentation is subtitled, “A View from the Foxhole”. We will discuss specific issues that occurred while we were “Guarding against a Non-Quality Invasion.”
  • Topics Discussed will include:
    • A CBS Columbia Records Promotion that required $1,755,000 worth of radios purchased in Hong Kong in 1968.
    • A Brilliant way to try to beat a “Drug Test” for Marijuana.
    • The Artificial Adulteration of “Natural” Essential Oils.

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The Balanced Scorecard

Section Meeting: May 14th, 2013

Our presentation will provide an informative introduction to the principles of using the Balanced Scorecard as a Strategic Management System. This concept was first introduced in the 1992 Harvard Business Review article authored by, Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton. They revolutionized conventional thinking about performance metrics by introducing the concept of the balanced scorecard. Continue reading The Balanced Scorecard

March Section Meeting – Joint meeting with NJIT Student Section

photo: NJIT Campus
NJIT Campus Building
The section’s March meeting will be a joint meeting with the NJIT Student Section on March 4, 2013. The program will consist of diner followed by the following short presentations:

  • Welcome by Austin Lin, ASQ Section 300 Chair and 2013 Feigenbaum Medal recepient along with Dr Paul G Ranky, NJIT Professor, ASQ Member (15 mins plus Q/A)
  • Andrew Campbell and Heiko Sieling, Eastern Millwork, Inc., NJ: High Quality, Complex Woodworking Project Challenges and Solutions (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Yijun Zheng and Paul G Ranky: Towards an Integrated Lean Six-sigma Statistical Methodology and Toolset For Digital Enterprise Improvement (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Gregory N. Ranky: Sustainability and Energy Independence for the Future: Alternative Nuclear Fusion Approaches (30 mins plus Q/A)
  • Paul G Ranky: Continuous Quality Improvement Opportunities and Challenges for Small, Large and Megacities: a Multimedia Journey Around the World (30 mins plus Q/A)

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