IBS America recently joined the Business Process Improvement group on LinkedIn, which is a collaboration of individuals interested in the implementation of quality assurance and quality control strategies that will successfully change their businesses. One of the leading contributors, Steve Towers, proposed an interesting and dynamic question in regards to quality assurance management: what is your favorite quote about process?
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At Harvard Medical School this past May 2011, Dr. Atul Gwande, a renowned surgeon and author, delivered an excellent quality commencement speech in for the 2011 graduates that touched on the importance of quality management systems. We gained great insight into the medical process systems, as did the departing graduates from Harvard Medical School this year, and quoted some particularly relevant sections of his speech.
The Certified Quality Improvement Associate exam, offered by ASQ, reflects that the certificate holder has a basic knowledge of quality management tools and their implementation.
For those of you who attended the Medical Design and Manufacturing East Conference this past week, you may have seen the presentation from IBS Vice President of Implementation Services, Mary McAtee. The conference this year, known as MD&M East, gave attendees access to hundreds of suppliers, new products and technologies, in-depth presentations, live demonstrations, and great networking opportunities.
According to a recent quality report in Wired magazine, some companies have decided to stop outsourcing to developing countries like China because of the poor quality that results when manufacturing is left in hands on the other side of the globe.
During the last quarter of 2010 significant investments and updates have been made to the QSiNow! hosting service. IBS will continue to make improvements to its enterprise compliance management service. Read the ful QSiNow! Enhancements Press Release.
Quality managers have to spend some of their time putting out fires. The question is, how often?
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