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Understanding Variation in Reported COVID-19 Deaths with a Novel Shewhart Chart Application
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A novel Shewhart chart helped health care leaders and frontline teams understand if day-to-day variation in COVID-19 deaths may be attributed to meaningful signals of change.
Sampling Considerations in Health Care Improvement
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This article introduces concepts related to sampling for improvement and gives specific guidance on determining a useful sample size for improvement projects in hospitals and health systems.
Judgment Sampling: A Health Care Improvement Perspective
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The authors define judgment sampling, discuss its applications, and provide a clinical example.
How to Go Naked
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Transparency can help leaders generate the motivation needed to implement difficult changes.
The run chart: A simple analytical tool for learning from variation in healthcare processes
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The run chart is an analytical tool commonly used by professionals in quality improvement but overall it is underutilized in health care.
Science of Improvement: Establishing Measures
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Measurement is a critical part of testing and implementing changes; measures tell a team whether the changes they are making actually lead to improvement.
Profiles in Improvement: William Peters of Delnor Community Hospital
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Who's improving health care? People are; at hospitals and in office practices all across the US and internationally. Listen to the story of William Peters of Delnor Community Hospital.
Understand Variation in Data
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Understanding the nature of the variation in data is paramount in decision-making about improvement efforts.
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words
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Plotting data over time offers insights and maximizes the learning from any data collected by revealing patterns and improvement opportunities.
Improving the Visual Display of Data
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The most effective ways to display data, with particular emphasis on the best methods for showing improvements efforts, are discussed by Dr. Kevin Little (Informing Ecological Design, LLC, Madison, Wisconsin, USA).
Cost per Surgery
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Formula: Dollars allocated to surgical accounting codes per month divided by the number of surgical cases.
Run Chart Tool
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Run charts are graphs of data over time and are one of the most important tools for assessing the effectiveness of change.
Statistical Method from the Viewpoint of Quality Control
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The classic work in statistical process control.
Provide Feedback to Front-Line Staff
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Feedback to the front-line staff is a critical component of demonstrating a commitment to safety and ensuring that staff members continue to report safety issues.
The Elements of Graphing Data
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The second edition features new methods and principles for the visual display of data in science and technology.
Graphing Statistics and Data: Creating Better Charts
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Describes how to use graphs and charts to visually represent numerical data and includes step-by-step instructions for creating charts.
Envisioning Information
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The book provides practical advice about how to explain complex material and display information by visual means.
How to Analyze Data with Simple Plots
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Basic text on using run charts, simple plots of data over time, to obtain valuable information about the performance of a process.
Statistical Graphics: Design Principles and Practices
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Principles of the graphical presentation of statistics in clear and informative ways. According to Schmid, “One picture can be worth a thousand words.”
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
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This book explains how to best display quantitative data in a graphical format.
Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
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Third book in Tufte's series on displaying quantitative data in graphic form.
Exploratory Data Analysis
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In this book, Tukey describes a need for demonstrating data with robust graphical representations using the newest statistical methods.
How to Improve
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Learn about the fundamentals of the Model for Improvement and testing changes on a small scale using Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles.
  

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