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Assuring security of medical data demands quality control

Quality Quiz: With a video!

Data in everyday life

Six Sigma and more

Bytes and pieces

FYI: Current releases

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Welcome to Quality eLine, a monthly newsletter from PQ Systems, Inc., developers of software products and training services that help customers demonstrate proof of their quality performance. This newsletter gives you industry news, case studies, and information about product enhancements and tips to enhance your software use.

Assuring security of medical data

demands quality control

A young man in PQ Systems’ hometown survived a dramatic auto accident last summer in which police-captured video footage of his spectacular, airborne vehicle was broadcast throughout the nation. That was just the beginning of his problems, for during his hospitalization, his medical records were apparently accessed by unauthorized hospital personnel and leaked to those outside the hospital. (And—see the results of last month's poll.)
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Quality Quiz:Professor Cleary
Another quiz from Professor Cleary—
and last month's winners!

Winners of last month's quiz and a copy of Quality Gamebox are Richa Bhalla (Huhtamaki Henderson); Mike Marshall (Verizon); Ali Ousmane (Institut National de la Statistique); Savanna Stout (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital); and Gary Wester (Pfizer). Congratulations! For this month's quiz, and a chance to win a copy of Quality Gamebox, submit your response by March 28 to be entered in the drawing.
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Data in everyday life:
Where do children get their books?

Dr. Seuss’s birthday this month reminds us that his children’s books have sold more than 200 million copies. This chart, based on a publisher’s survey of adults, reflects sources for children’s books.
See chart

Six Sigma and more: David Schwinn
Lessons from Egypt

David Schwinn discusses lessons that organizations can learn from the techniques found in nonviolent movements for change.
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Bytes and pieces:

  • China’s milk quality: The Chinese government promises to crack down on companies that illegally add leather protein or the industrial chemical melamine to milk.

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