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Descriptor English: Total Quality Management
Descriptor Spanish: Gestión de la Calidad Total
Descriptor gestión de la calidad total
Entry term(s) calidad
calidad total
gestión continuada de la calidad
gestión de la calidad
gestión de la calidad en salud
Scope note: Aplicación de la practica de gestión industrial para mantener y mejorar sistemáticamente el desempeño de una organización. La efectividad y el éxito se determinan y evalúan mediante mediciones cuantitativas de la calidad.
Descriptor Portuguese: Gestão da Qualidade Total
Descriptor French: Management par la qualité
Entry term(s): Continuous Quality Management
Health Quality Management
Lean Six Sigma
Lean Six Sigmas
Management, Continuous Quality
Management, Total Quality
Metric, Sigma
Metrics, Sigma
Quality
Quality Management
Sigma Metric
Sigma Metrics
Sigma, Six
Sigmas, Six
Six Sigma
Six Sigma, Lean
Six Sigmas
Six Sigmas, Lean
Total Quality
Tree number(s): N04.452.955
N04.761.700.675
N05.700.792
SP1.101.600.258
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017749
Scope note: The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.
Annotation: not restricted to health care
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Quality Assurance, Health Care (1989-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
Entry Version: TQM
Related: Quality Control MeSH
DeCS ID: 31002
Unique ID: D017749
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/05/05
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Total Quality Management - Preferred
Concept UI M0026823
Scope note The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.
Preferred term Total Quality Management
Entry term(s) Continuous Quality Management
Health Quality Management
Management, Continuous Quality
Management, Total Quality
Quality
Quality Management
Total Quality
Six Sigma - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000599769
Scope note A set of techniques and metric tools used to strive for a near perfect process or production. It targets a defect rate of 3.4 per million or 6 standard deviations (designated as Greek letter sigma).
Preferred term Six Sigma
Entry term(s) Metric, Sigma
Metrics, Sigma
Sigma Metric
Sigma Metrics
Sigma, Six
Sigmas, Six
Six Sigmas
Lean Six Sigma - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000601368
Preferred term Lean Six Sigma
Entry term(s) Lean Six Sigmas
Six Sigma, Lean
Six Sigmas, Lean



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