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Prioritizing Improvement Efforts

By David M. Williams, Ph.D. Making changes to a process is essential to improvement. Improvement efforts require chartering projects that will impact strategic processes requiring design or redesign. Organizations routinely struggle with selecting processes needing improvement and that will achieve the organization’s objectives. What follows is a structured process, using qualitative methods, to support selecting […]

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PDSA Exercises

Created by Dr. Williams to teach PDSA testing, time-series measurement, and collaboration, the Mr Potato Head PDSA exercise and Coin Spin PDSA exercise are used worldwide by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and improvement organizations across Health, Education, and Social Care. Free updated facilitator guides are now available.

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