The HQP (Healthcare Quality Podcast) focuses on modern healthcare quality improvement techniques and their applications.
Healthcare Errors Are More Like Frogger Than Swiss Cheese
This episode contrasts the Swiss Cheese model of medical error with a suggestion for a new one: the Frogger model of medical error. Get your frog across the road safely and listen in!
How To Collect Data On Super Bowl LI While Eating Wings
This episode describes some of the keys for easy collection of meaningful data. Do you find yourself so busy that data collection is difficult? (Like trying to eat wings and watch the game?) Then this is the episode for you!
A Metric To Capture Value In Healthcare
This episode describes a useful healthcare value metric based on a process capability measure (Cpk) and waste measurement (Cost of Poor Quality).
2 Key Ideas To Evaluate Your Quality Improvement System
In this podcast, we discuss 2 key ideas to evaluate your quality improvement system.
Healthcare Is A Decade Behind Other Industries
This episode explores To Err Is Human, & the idea that healthcare is a decade behind other industries in some important areas.
Great Quality Projects Tend To Repeat
Have you ever noticed that great quality improvement projects repeat themselves across organizations? Is it because organizations share techniques? Is it that we have so much room to improve in terms of healthcare quality...
This new podcast is exactly what is needed in healthcare. Having worked in medicine for over 13 years, I have seen many systems paralyzed by their own inability to make an effective change. This podcast brings up great scenarios that are commonly seen, and uses data to provide solutions. I highly recommend if you are in healthcare and are interested in improving quality.