Six Sigma Application

Six Sigma Application


Discussion: The response to the facilitator’s original post should be a minimum of 250 words and must be supported by at least three scholarly sources from google scholar. References should include a scholarly source outside your textbook. References and citations are required for your initial and response posts.

1 Hospitals have begun utilizing Six Sigma to improve quality within the organization. Describe Six Sigma and select one area of a hospital that could potentially benefit from this process.

Complete: The minimum word count for all Complete sections combined is 1,500 words per unit (total assignment). The student’s responses in the Complete section should be supported by at least four scholarly references. Make sure you are using scholarly or industry related journals.

This assesses the various methodologies currently in use for quality management. Healthcare leaders must implement processes that will support their mission and vision while delivering a quality product in a safe environment.

For this Complete assignment, write a comprehensive APA paper including all components of this form of writing. The minimum word count is 1500 words. The comprehensive paper should address and discuss the questions and statements listed below. Use at least four scholarly sources and remember to demonstrate a thorough understanding of the READ and ATTEND sections in your paper. Cite your sources in APA format, use a title page, abstract, and reference page for your assignment.

This analysis must utilize and incorporate all the knowledge you have gained in HCA_561 including information covered in Unit 8. Be sure to apply the knowledge you have gained from the READ and ATTEND sections throughout the course.

Using APA format, at least four APA formatted references, and citations that are no more than 5 years old:

Review the Critical Thinking Activity on page 515 called Which Approach is Best? Select a health care entity to focus on, this could be a clinic or hospital of your choosing. Review the debate that is discussed between Sandra and Juan and answer the following questions:

1. If you were the supervisor of Sandra and Juan, how would you guide their discussion in determining the best improvement strategy?

2. As CEO of the health care entity of your choosing, what strategy would you choose to reduce the turn- around time for test results? Reduce patient complaints?

3. As CEO of the health care entity of your choosing, how would you explain the rationale for continual improvement to your management team, nurses, clinicians, doctors, etc? Why is it important for all levels of the organization to strive for continual improvement?

4. Explain why total quality can be implemented in any business environment? How can it be utilized in health care?


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