Home Journal of Improvement Science ISSN 2054-6629

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Rank Author(s) Title Year Vol Pages Status Abstract
1Jones C et al.Improving the Delivery of Chemotherapy: Part 6. Using Complex Physical System Modelling and Re-Design to Restore the Calm20196222Published
2Jones C et al.Planning the Appointment Slot-Capacity for an Urgent Suspected Cancer Clinic: Part 120185219Published
3Jones C.Improving the Delivery Model for Chemotherapy: Part 5. Collecting the Data Needed to Diagnose the Flow Constraints using eleGANTT® Technology20196019Published
4Kidd P et al.Impact of Pharmacist Clerking on Right-First-Time Admission Prescribing in an Acute Medicine Unit20195913Published
5Hart A et al.Improving Ambulatory Care in a Large Tertiary Emergency Department20195522Published
6Dowdall M.6M Design® in Our Hands - Improving Paediatric Ophthalmology In-Clinic Flow20195317Published
7Silvester K et al.Introducing eleGANTT®: An Automated Tool for Real-Time Diagnosis of the Constraints in Ophthalmology Clinics20195415Published
8Jones C et al.Practical Application of Improvement Science to Visualise the Queues and Flows within Radiology20174821Published
9Ingham P et al.Sutton Coldfield Unplanned Admission Avoidance in the Elderly Project20173926Published
10Dodds S.Learning Anti-Chaos Design in Emergency Flow20163214Published
11Jones C et al.Practical Application of Improvement Science Within the Radiology Urgent Suspected Cancer Diagnostic Pathway20174923Published
12Jones C.Improving the Delivery Model for Chemotherapy as part of a Stream-Level Service Redesign using 6M Design®. Part 3: Authorisation and Blood Bikes20163731Published
13Fullerton K.Theory of Constraints and 6M Design® Applied to a Virtual Scenario20174126Published
14Dodds S et al.The Emergency Pathway Horned Gaussian2012115Published
15Jones C.Maintaining the Momentum of Medicines: A Pharmacy Service Redesign Using the A3 Problem Solving Process as a Remedy for the Ills of Patient Flow20152040Published
16Williams L et al.Mapping and Measuring a Gastroenterology Clinic. Part 1: Understanding the Chaos20185126Published
17Davidge M.Calming the Clinic - Part 1: Diagnosing the Problem20164017Published
18Dodds S.Seven-Day versus Five-Day Flow-Capacity20152430Published
19Silvester K.Learning with the Labs20152230Published
20Pudney D.Removing Chaos within an Outpatient Clinic Setting20174218Published
21Simcox J.Intervening into Personal and Organisational Systems by Powerfully Leading and Wisely Managing20162928Published
22Wright L.Diagnosing Long Waits in Radiology2017508Published
23Jones C.Improving the Delivery Model for Chemotherapy as part of a Stream-Level Service Redesign using 6M Design®. Part 2: Phlebotomy20163123Published
24Roberts H et al.Finding the Constraints in an Ophthalmology Clinic20174521Published
25Jones A.Pharmacy Chemotherapy Capacity Scheduling20174724Published
26Dodds S et al.Theatre Productivity Improvement using 6M Design®2013820Published
27Silvester K.Diagnosing the Flow Constraint in an Endoscopy Service. Part 1: Recognising and Avoiding the Data Query Trap20163823Published
28Jones C.Improving the Delivery of Chemotherapy as part of a Stream-level Service Redesign using 6M Design®. Part 1: Manufacturing 20162717Published
29Dodds S.A Study of the Relative Value of Different Time-Series Charts for Proactive Process Monitoring2012315Published
30Dodds S.A Case Study of a Successful One-Stop Clinic Schedule Design using Formal Methods 2012613Published
31Adams A.Diagnosing Flow Constraints in a Fast Track Glaucoma Clinic20196110Published
32Pirie E.Personal Experience of Learning Improvement Science and Application of this to a Fracture Clinic Example 20152314Published
33Parmar J.Improving the Delivery Model for Chemotherapy as Part of a Stream-level Service Redesign using 6M Design®. Part 4: Scheduling of Patients on the Chemotherapy Day Unit20174327Published
34Simcox J.Is Your Improvement Continu-ous Or Continu-al?20163312Published
35Bradley D.Investigating Fractured Flow from Orthopaedics to Rehabilitation20162816Published
36Dodds S.A Case Study of Improvement in the Quality and Productivity of a Surgical Service20131111Published
37Simcox J et al.Good Science, an antidote to Ben Goldacre's "bad science"20152128Published
38Debenham P.Improving Clinical Team Briefing using 6M Design®20152518Published
39Simcox J.Managerial Leadership: Five Action-logics Viewed via Two Developmental Lenses20163021Published
40Dodds S.A Study of Productivity Improvement Tactics using a Two-Stream Production System Model2012418Published
41Dodds S.A Case Study of Reducing Surgical Site Infection (SSI) using a Bundle of Care Model and the Science of Improvement Method20141824Published
42Silvester K.Implementing Endoscopy Pre-Assessment: Part 220163619Published
43Pope R.Implementing Endoscopy Pre-Assessment: Part 120163517Published
44Wikner M.Quality Improvement in Anaesthesia and Analgesia for Total Knee Arthroplasty using 6M Design®20151923Published
45Dodds S.A Case Study of Using Time-Series Analysis to Detect Positive Deviance2012714Published
46Davidge M.Calming the Clinic - Part 2: Designing the Solution20174614Published
47Dodds S.Community Wound Care Service Improvement Guided by a Whole System Simulation Model2012514Published
48Kidd P.SafeMedsNow. Delivering a more Effective and Productive System for Medicines-use in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital using 6M Design®20152629Published
49Dodds S.A Clinical Study of the Effect of Communication Process Improvement on the Outcome and Cost of Community Wound Care201227Published
50Churchman W.A Study into Pupil Waiting Times at an Immunisation Session in School20163416Published
51Simcox J.An Information System for the Self-Managing Patient20131432Published
52Simcox J.Commissioning for Efficacious Outcomes20131513Published

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