Improving Healthcare Quality and Cost with Six Sigma, by Brett E. Trusko, Carolyn Pexton, Jim Harrington and Praveen K. Gupta exhibits adapting Six Sigma methodology, instruments, and measurements for healthcare, designing extra profitable experiments and rolling out your Six Sigma initiative successfully. Case researches are presented from every space of the hospital, from the ICU to billing. Six Sigma templates are modified absolutely for the healthcare environment
Rising prices are making healthcare unaffordable for millions, and 100,000 people die every year as a consequence of medical error. Healthcare should change-dramatically. Many main healthcare establishments are discovering a strong toolset for addressing each high quality and value: Six Sigma. On this end guidebook, four main specialists introduce Six Sigma from the distinctive standpoint of the healthcare skilled, exhibiting precisely how one can implement it in actual-world environments.
Drawing on their unsurpassed experience, the authors supply step-by-step methodologies, tools, and metrics-all totally adapted to the unique realities of healthcare. They reveal find out how to make the most of Six Sigma’s Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) course of to handle even essentially the most challenging problems. In addition they offer life like guidance on rolling out Six Sigma initiatives that ship fast and sustainable value.
The authors show Six Sigma at work in every space of the hospital: medical, radiology, surgical procedure, ICU, cardiovascular, laboratories, emergency, trauma, administrative services, staffing, billing, cafeteria, even central supply. By studying Improving Healthcare Quality and Cost with Six Sigma, you will be taught why Six Sigma can produce better results than other quality initiative, how it brings new rigor and self-discipline to healthcare supply, and the way it can be used to sustain ongoing improvements for the long term.
Complete and user-friendly, this book can be indispensable to everybody involved with quality or price: directors, managers, physicians, and quality specialists alike. The place Six Sigma is already in use or being considered, it’s going to serve as a shared blueprint for your complete team.
Improving Healthcare Quality and Cost with Six Sigma (paperback)
Brett E. Trusko, Carolyn Pexton, Jim Harrington and Praveen K. Gupta
FT Press; 1 edition