Krasnoff Quality Management Institute

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Publications - Book


Picardi, C.A., & Masick, K.D. (2013). Research Methods Designing and Conducting Research With a Real-World Focus. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.


Chen HM, Rosebrock AP, Khan S, Futcher B, Leatherwood JK. (2012, Jan 6).  Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY. In P. Spath (ed.) “Medication Safety Improvement.”   Error Reduction in Health Care: A systems (pp. 335-368).

Dlugacz Y, and Sweetapple C (2012). Nash DB, Clarke J, Skoufalos A and Horowitz  M (Eds.). Tools for quality improvement: Six sigma. Health Care Quality: The Clinician’s Primer (pp. 279-294). Tampa, Florida. American College of Physician Executives, 2012.


Dlugacz, Y. and Spath, P.L. (ed.) “High Reliability and Patient Safety.” Error Reduction in Health Care: A Systems Approach to Improving Patient Safety, 2nd edition. San Francisco, California: Jossey-Bass (2011), pps. 35-56.

Dlugacz, Y. (2012). “Repression of meiotic genes by antisense transcription and by Fkh2 transcription factor in Schizosaccharomyces pombe PLoS One.” 7(1):e29917. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0029917. Epub Approach to Improving Patient Safety, 2nd edition, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (2011).


Dlugacz, Y. Value-Based Health Care: Linking Finance and Quality, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (2010).


Dlugacz Y, Sweetapple C. “Care Pathway for Total Hip Replacement: An Innovative Approach.”   Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management, (Nov. 2008); 17:2008, pp.14-17.


Measuring Health Care: Using Quality Data for Operational, Financial, and Clinical Improvement. This invaluable guide shows students and professionals how measurements and data can be used to balance quality services and financial viability and how measures can help to evaluate and improve organizational, clinical, and financial processes.


The Quality Handbook for Health Care Organizations: A Manager’s Guide to Tools and Programs. This important book is a practical, theory-based resource on the topic of health care quality management written for health care administrators and practitioners.  It offers the tools needed to help managers make decisions, prioritize resources, and analyze and improve care.

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