Tag Archives: WE Deming

ISO 9001’s ongoing decline

Chris Paris has evaluated the 2016 ISO report on ISO 9001’s uptake.  Read his analysis here. The ISO hasn’t bothered to correct misleading figures designed the inflate the standard’s popularity but it continues its secular trend of decline. China and … Continue reading

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Quality 2020: systems thinking -v- inspectionism

Quality 2020 is a new 10-year strategy for improving clinical care.  It grew out of Deming’s teachings.  Here are the plans. But the hospitals are also pursuing UKAS accreditation to ISO 15189 and 17025.  Which is the opposite of systems thinking – … Continue reading

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