|M. Daniel Sloan's works are informative. These FREE downloadable books are licensed under a Creative Commons License. Well-researched details raise the bar for the phrase "business tools that work." Peer-reviewed evidence shows how sound theory produces bottom-line results. Lean, Six Sigma, and industry leaders value case study examples. Sloan's Lean and Six Sigma Book Shelf is a comprehensive bibliography that traces the key books in the 2500 year history of productivity improvement literature.|
|Profit Signals, How Evidence-based Decisions Power Six Sigma Breakthroughs by M. Daniel Sloan with Russell Boyles, PhD., 2003. 260 pages, 123 illustrations. Profit Signals is a guide to making better, more profitable decisions.
|The New Management Equation: Productivity, Quality, and Information Analysis Solutions that Add Up. (Sloan Consulting, 1998) Now out of Print. This self-study guide was 334 pages long with 152 illustrations. In 2003, during its revision process, it became Profit Signals.|
|Analyzing Clinical Care Pathways, 3-Dimensional Tools for Quality Outcomes and Improvement, with Carole S. Guinane (1999, 300 pages, 50 illustrations, diskette.) This book was published by McGraw Hill Healthcare Education Group. It was an advanced text for health care leaders. This book is out of print. The book detailed:
|Using Designed Experiments to Shrink Health Care Costs. Milwaukee, American Society for Quality's Quality Press, 1997. 215 pages, 157 illustrations. This book can help physicians, nurses, and patients use designed experiments to improve clinical effectiveness.
|Success Stories in Lowering Health Care Costs by Improving Health Care Quality, with Jodi B. Torpey. Milwaukee, American Society for Quality's Quality Press, 1995. 284 pages, 77 illustrations. These 21 success stories from four health care organizations illustrate how continuous improvement reduces health care costs as it improves the quality of health care services.
This book is available as a FREE pdf version For questions and coaching call Sloan Consulting 1-206-525-7858.
|How to Lower Health Care Costs by Improving Health Care Quality, Milwaukee, American Society for Quality's Quality Press, 1994. 247 pages, 90 figures and tables. This self-study guide teaches the principles of continuous improvement and applied business science. The first healthcare provider to use this workbook reduced net operating expenses by more than $3.5 million in less than 12 months time.
The FREE pdf version can be downloaded. For questions or coaching please call Sloan Consulting at 1-206-525-7858.
|The Quality Revolution and Health Care, A Primer for Purchasers and Providers, with Michael M. Chmel M.D. Milwaukee, ASQ Quality Press, 1991. Portuguese translation, A Revoluço da Qualidade e o Serviço de Saúde, Qualitymark Edititotia, 1996. 194 pages, 45 illustrations. Qualitymark Editoria Ltda. Rua Felipe, Camarão, 73, 220511-010, Rio de Janeiro.
This landmark text was the first health care quality improvement book published by the American Society for Quality. It played a pivotal role Washington State's Health Care Reform Act of 1993 and other legislative initiatives. Clinical case studies were included in the appendix. This book is out of print.
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