Search for dissertations about: "quality improvement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 906 swedish dissertations containing the words quality improvement.

  1. 1. Contributions to the Use of Statistical Methods for Improving Continuous Production

    Author : Francesca Capaci; Erik Vanhatalo; Bergquist Bjarne; Murat Kulahci; Johan Carlson; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Process industry; Continuous process; Statistical process control; Design of experiments; Process improvements; Simulation tool; Engineering process control; Kvalitetsteknik; Quality Technology and Management;

    Abstract : Complexity of production processes, high computing capabilities, and massive datasets characterize today’s manufacturing environments, such as those of continuous andbatch production industries. Continuous production has spread gradually acrossdifferent industries, covering a significant part of today’s production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Quality Improvement in Healthcare

    Author : Svante Lifvergren; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; quality improvement; Healthcare; learning mechanisms; integrated care; action research; improvement science;

    Abstract : ABSTRACTThe Swedish healthcare system, although being one of the more efficientcare systems in the world with good medical outcomes at a moderate cost,faces tremendous future challenges. An ageing population with morepatients suffering from multiple diseases together with accelerating medicotechnical developments is putting increasing pressure on the system. READ MORE

  3. 3. Patient involvement in quality improvement

    Author : Susanne Gustavsson; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; patient roles; quality improvement; quality management; action research; healthcare; improvement knowledge; patient involvement; experienced-based co-design;

    Abstract : Quality improvements (QI,) based on principles, practices, and tools developed in the manufacturing industry, is becoming a common approach in healthcare, as well as an increasing focus on patient involvement. Healthcare QI is driven by challenges such as future patients’ demand for higher quality of care and their desire to have an amplified impact on their health situation and care. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quality management : National or global driving factors

    Author : Dag Kroslid; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Quality Management; Quality Development; Business Excellence; Total Quality Management; Culture; Hofstede;

    Abstract : Around the world Quality Management is commonly regarded by industrialists and academics as a management concept that encompasses the potential in any organisation of developing into a company-wide philosophy with a profound focus on stakeholder values and improvement processes. However, there are mounting evidence that Quality Management has developed into an important strategic issue also on a national level, and that some leading industrial nations have enjoyed significant gains in the post War era by means of nation-wide progresses in Quality Management. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quality Improvement in Healthcare : Experiences from a Swedish County Council Initiative

    Author : Ann-Christine Andersson; Elg Mattias; Ewa Idvall; Perseius Kent-Inge; Rickard Garvare; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Improvement work; Swedish healthcare organizations; Quality of Healthcare; Quality Management; Förbättringsarbete; Kvalitetsutveckling; Svensk hälso- och sjukvårdsorganisation;

    Abstract : Quality improvement (QI) has become an important issue in healthcare settings. A central question for many healthcare systems is how to manage improvement initiatives adequately. All county councils and regions managing healthcare in Sweden have started to work with QI at an organizational system level, to varied extents. READ MORE