The Use of Control Charts in Health-Care and Public-Health Surveillance (With Discussion and Rejoinder)
- Journal of Quality Technology
- April 2006
- Volume 38 Issue 2
- pp. 89-134
- Woodall, William H., Mohammed, Mohammed A., Lucas, James M., Watkins, Rochelle, Steiner, Stefan H., Benneyan, James C., Grigg, Olivia A., Spiegelhalter, Avid J., Burkom, Howard
- Virginia Tech, Univ. of Birmingham , J.M. Lucas and Assoc., DE, Curtin Univ. of Technology, Perth Australia, Univ. of Waterloo, ON, Canada, Northeastern Univ., MA, MRC Biostatistics Unit, UK, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, MD
[This abstract is based on the author's abstract.]Applications of control charts in healthcare monitoring and public health surveillance are introduced to industrial practitioners. Ideas that originate in this venue that may be applicable in industrial monitoring are discussed. Relevant contributions in the industrial statistical process control literature are considered.