Utilizing Process Improvement Models in Saudi Healthcare Settings

Interprofessional Communication Nursing
November 1, 2019
Discuss a program in your community, or the nearest large community, that serves immigrants and refugees. Are the services truly accessible to a wide population of immigrants and refugees? Identify one approach which could improve accessibility, cost, or the quality of care for the population. ( My community Detroit Michigan)
November 1, 2019

Locate and read six scholarly, peer-reviewed articles on Lean Six Sigma, Total Quality Management, and Continuous Quality Management. The Saudi Digital Library is a reliable source for these articles.      

In this assignment, you will write two executive summaries: one on Lean Six Sigma, and one on either Total Quality Management or Continuous Quality Management. In each summary, you will include the following:      

● A succinct overview of the model 

● The pros and cons of the model 

● The impact of the model on quality at the patient level      


There are many formats for executive summaries but they all include relevant headings and succinct descriptions.      


Each of your well-written executive summaries should meet the following requirements:      

● Each executive summary should be one-to-two pages in length, excluding the reference page. 

● Each summary should have its own reference page. 

● Provide full APA references for the articles selected and any additional sources used, along with appropriate in-text citations. You may use two of the same references for each executive summary. 

● Formatted per APA formatting guidelines. 

● Utilize headings to organize the content of your work. 

● Make sure headings correspond to the assignment requirements. 

  • introduction and conclusion 
  • intext sitation for each paragraph



Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2017). The CAHPS ambulatory care improvement guide: Practical strategies for improving patient experience. Retrieved from https://www.ahrq.gov/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/cahps/qualityimprovement/improvement-guide/4-approach-qi-process/cahpssection-4-ways-to-approach-qi-process.pdf      

● Anthony, J., Palsuk, P., Gupta, S., Mishra, D., & Barach, P. (2018). Six sigma in healthcare: A systematic review of the literature. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 35(5), 1075-1092. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1108/IJQRM-022017-0027 

● Hashmi, K. (n.d.). Introduction and implementation of total quality management (TQM). Retrieved from https://www.isixsigma.com/methodology/total-qualitymanagement-tqm/introduction-and-implementation-total-qualitymanagement-tqm/ 

● Knoll. (n.d.) A primer: Six sigma, lean, and “lean six” for service organizations. Retrieved from https://www.knoll.com/media/484/486/1S_sixsigma.pdf  

● Padhi, N. (n.d.). The eight elements of total quality management. Retrieved from https://www.isixsigma.com/methodology/totalquality-management-tqm/eight-elements-tqm/ 

● Parkhi, S. S. (2019). Lean management practices in healthcare sector: A literature review. Benchmarking: An International Journal, 26(4), 1275-1289. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-062018-0166   13 



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