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APPLICATIONS OF CONTROL CHARTS FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTH CARE
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This textbook introduces students to the application methods of control charts to improve quality in health care. The textbook is written to be accessible to any student in the areas of health information management, health care informatics, and health care industrial engineering. Having a basic background in statistics would be beneficial, but such training is not a prerequisite to understanding how to apply the techniques discussed here.  Several How-To sections are included to demonstrate the implementation of the given control charts using software such as Minitab and Excel.  Additionally, samples of a Python code are included and can directly be accessed in a Jupyter Notebook at https://github.com/JeromeNN/Applications-Control-Charts-Quality-Improvement-Health-Care 

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Jerome Niyirora
Date Added:
02/26/2020
BASIC TOOLS FOR QUALITY IMPROVEMENT IN HEALTH CARE INFORMATICS
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This textbook introduces students to the essential tools of quality improvement. The emphasis is placed on health care informatics, as reflected in the several examples contained in the text. The book is written to be accessible to any student in the areas of health information management, health care informatics, and health care industrial engineering. Although having some statistical background would be a plus, such knowledge is not a prerequisite to understanding and applying the tools presented here.  Several How-To sections are included to demonstrate the hands-on implementation of the discussed concepts using software such as Minitab, Visio, and Excel.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture Notes
Textbook
Author:
Jerome Niyirora
Date Added:
02/26/2020
The Praxis of Critical Thinking in Nursing
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This OER Nursing Textbook focuses on the use of critical thinking in nursing practice. The definition of critical thinking and the application of critical thinking skills in clinical practice, leadership, communication, quality improvement, and more is included. Each chapter includes images, critical thinking exercises, discussions, and activities. This textbook is found at https://thepraxisofcriticalthinkinginnursing.yolasite.com/

Subject:
Applied Science
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Textbook
Date Added:
03/29/2019
The Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation
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This resource is a video abstract of a research paper created by Research Square on behalf of its authors. It provides a synopsis that's easy to understand, and can be used to introduce the topics it covers to students, researchers, and the general public. The video's transcript is also provided in full, with a portion provided below for preview:

"Liver transplantation can save the lives of children with devastating diseases but challenges remain, and varying outcomes can affect patients’ lives Standardization and transparency are difficult to achieve, and new developments are implemented slowly Optimizing treatment strategies for pediatric transplant goes beyond traditional research - it requires collaboration between clinicians and families and the utilization of improvement strategies This need is addressed by the Starzl Network for Excellence in Pediatric Transplantation, or SNEPT We are a learning health network aligning clinical care specialists, technology experts, patients, families, and patient advocates The inaugural SNEPT meeting in 2018 brought together key stakeholders in the pediatric liver transplant community to identify key challenges and set goals for improving pediatric transplantation outcomes SNEPT leadership consists of transplant professionals and parent leaders from the SNEPT Patient & Family Voice group Lear.."

The rest of the transcript, along with a link to the research itself, is available on the resource itself.

Subject:
Applied Science
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
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Date Added:
09/20/2019