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    Identify a continuous improvement process that is currently going on at a health care facility of your choice (example: John Hopkin's , Mayo Clinic). What methodologies are being utilized, and why?

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    Identify a continuous improvement process that is currently going on
    at a health care facility of your choice (example: John Hopkin's, Mayo Clinic). What methodologies are being utilized, and why?

    Since publication of Berwick's seminal article on "continuous improvement as an ideal in health care," there has been enormous interest in using continuous quality improvement (CQI) to address issues of quality and cost in health care delivery.

    Improvement teams from a variety of health care organizations have reported the successful use of basic incremental, problem-solving methods such as group work, flowcharting, data collection, and graphical data analysis.

    Improved Patient-Provider Service Client: Mayo Clinic

    The Mayo Clinic has developed a world-wide reputation for practicing cooperative, patient-focused medical care for people with some of the most severe forms of illness. At Mayo's three primary outpatient facilities in the U.S., physicians and healthcare practitioners combine their skills and experience in team fashion to help solve people's medical problems in a way that puts the patient first.

    Continuous improvement process that is currently going on at Mayo Clinic:

    Recently, Mayo Clinic, one of the premier healthcare institutions in the world, established a groundbreaking program to tackle healthcare innovation. "What we've never had, at Mayo or anywhere else to our knowledge," says Michael D. Brennan M.D., chairman of the program, "is a facility that can answer questions - not about a disease, a diagnostic capacity, or treatment - but a laboratory where we can examine how we deliver care to patients. Now we do."
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    Solution Summary

    Since publication of Berwick's seminal article on "continuous improvement as an ideal in health care," there has been enormous interest in using continuous quality improvement (CQI) to address issues of quality and cost in health care delivery.

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