A methodology for QI in the coronary artery bypass grafting procedure involving comparative process analysis.

@article{Kasper1992AMF,
  title={A methodology for QI in the coronary artery bypass grafting procedure involving comparative process analysis.},
  author={Jan Kasper and Stephen K. Plume and Gerald T O'connor},
  journal={QRB. Quality review bulletin},
  year={1992},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={129-33}
}
This report describes an example of applying comparative process analysis to improve surgical procedures. This approach to health care quality improvement relies on combining techniques from the technical disciplines of systems analysis and systems engineering with concepts embodied in the philosophies of total quality management. Coronary artery bypass… CONTINUE READING