Author: Elizabeth A. McGlynn
Publisher: RAND Corporation
Keywords: quality, clinical, conditions, indicators, selected, review, care, children, adolescents
Number of Pages: 550
Published: 2000-10-25
List price: $35.00
ISBN-10: 0833029223
ISBN-13: 9780833029225

This report is one of five volumes providing detailed information on the QA Tools, RAND’s comprehensive, clinically based system for assessing quality of care for children and adults. The QA Tools indicators encompass screening, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up in 46 clinical areas and cover a variety of modes of providing care, including history, physical examination, laboratory study, medication, and other interventions and contacts.Development of each indicator was based on the ratings of a panel of experts in the relevant fields and on a focused review of the scientific literature

Authors:Philippe P. Quevauviller, Olivier Thomas, Andre Van
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: quality, measurements, water, monitoring, wastewater, treatment
Number of Pages: 408
Published: 2007-01-12
List price: $235.00
ISBN-10: 0471499293
ISBN-13: 9780471499299

The issue of water quality monitoring is becoming a huge area as the EU requirements for cleaner water increase. On-line monitoring involves measuring a body of water constantly and in-situ as opposed to analysing samples in the lab. Currently filling the gap in the market, Wastewater Quality Monitoring: On-line Methods provides information on how to produce the best analyses of wastewater in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.This reference will prove invaluable to all local water companies, industrial companies producing wastewater, as well as environment agencies and researcher

Authors:Amy Cross-Smiecinski, Linda D. Stetzenbach,
Publisher: CRC Press
Keywords: quality, assurance, requirements, meeting, science, planning, life, researcher
Number of Pages: 128
Published: 1994-03-08
List price: $129.95
ISBN-10: 0849386934
ISBN-13: 9780849386930

Quality Planning for the Life Science Researcher is a hands-on book that addresses quality assurance (QA) in the life science laboratory. This practical book addresses QA requirements common to many government and private funding agencies. It offers real-world examples and illustrates ways of implementing and achieving QA requirements for funding. The book is replete with suggested forms, models, and systems to meet QA requirements. Topics covered include QA plans, quality objectives, sampling procedures, measurement methods, audits and assessments, and preventive maintenance. After reading th

Authors:Tito Conti, Gregory H. Watson, Yoshio Kondo,
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
Keywords: quality, performance, sustained, perspectives, century, competitiveness
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 2003-06
List price: $52.50
ISBN-10: 0873896025
ISBN-13: 9780873896023

Many companies that are achieving the most significant business results today, made a shift in focus from the management of quality in the twentieth century to the quality of management in the twenty-first century. The big difference is that these companies focus on quality as a fundamental organization and market-wide strategy for their company’s competitiveness. Quality into the 21st Century: Perspectives on Quality and Competitiveness for Sustained Performance focuses on the call for a more expansive use of quality practices throughout business in the twenty-first century than in

Authors:I.N. Vuchkov, N.L. Boyadjieva,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: quality, topics, safety, risk, reliability, approach, surface, improvement, design, experiments, response
Number of Pages: 524
Published: 2001-11-30
List price: $105.00
ISBN-10: 1402003927
ISBN-13: 9781402003929

This book presents a model-based approach to quality improvement through design of experiments. After a description of statistical methods for data analysis and design of experiments it addresses the following topics: Taguchi’s approach to quality improvement; Reduction of errors transmitted from factors to the response; Robustness against errors in product/process parameters and external noise factors; Optimization procedures for product/process design; Quality improvement through mechanistic models; Quality improvement of products with both qualitative and quantitat

Author: Forum on the Science of Health Care Quality Improv
Publisher: National Academies Press
Keywords: opportunities, workshop, summary, challenges, research, quality, improvement, advancing
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2007-07-09
List price: $21.00
ISBN-10: 0309106230
ISBN-13: 9780309106238

Authors:Frank A. Stasiowski, David Burstein,
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: quality, increase, sales, costs, improve, reduce, firm, project, management, design, total
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 1993-10
List price: $90.00
ISBN-10: 0471307874
ISBN-13: 9780471307877

Explains how the same quality improvement techniques used successfully in manufacturing can be adapted to design projects. Includes every aspect of how a technical service firm conducts its business. Describes how to solve sales, administration, budget control and other problems as well as ways to keep clients happy. Contains actual examples of TQPM in a variety of applications. Features numerous forms for self-analysis, evaluation and action.
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