Do you know who is Deming? Do Doctors Need Deming?

Do doctors need Deming?  
A paper from 1993 which is so true !

Does Health Care is a High Reliability industry?

The high reliability industry like nuclear station and aviation have some common habits. http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/58/chalktalk.html

How we can do better? Please see Dr. Pronovost’s comments from recent JAMA paper.

Ponovost PJ, Berenholtz SM, Needham DM. A framework for health care organizations to develop and evaluate a safety scorecard. JAMA. 2007 Nov 7;298(17):2063-5

Industry Engineering and Operational Research in Health Care

Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University

http://www.purdue.edu/dp/rche/

IE Meeting

http://www.iienet2.org/shs/conference/default.aspx

OR Notes

http://people.brunel.ac.uk/~mastjjb/jeb/or/contents.html

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