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A critical review of the research literature on Six Sigma, Lean and StuderGroup's Hardwiring Excellence in the United States: the need to demonstrate and communicate the effectiveness of…

Overview of attention for article published in Implementation Science, July 2009
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (85th percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (77th percentile)

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1 blog
twitter
3 tweeters

Citations

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156 Dimensions

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363 Mendeley
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Title
A critical review of the research literature on Six Sigma, Lean and StuderGroup's Hardwiring Excellence in the United States: the need to demonstrate and communicate the effectiveness of transformation strategies in healthcare
Published in
Implementation Science, July 2009
DOI 10.1186/1748-5908-4-35
Pubmed ID
Authors

Joshua R Vest, Larry D Gamm

Abstract

U.S. healthcare organizations are confronted with numerous and varied transformational strategies promising improvements along all dimensions of quality and performance. This article examines the peer-reviewed literature from the U.S. for evidence of effectiveness among three current popular transformational strategies: Six Sigma, Lean/Toyota Production System, and Studer's Hardwiring Excellence.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 9 2%
Mexico 3 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Spain 2 <1%
India 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Unknown 343 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 89 25%
Student > Ph. D. Student 63 17%
Researcher 31 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 28 8%
Student > Bachelor 23 6%
Other 91 25%
Unknown 38 10%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 81 22%
Business, Management and Accounting 79 22%
Engineering 69 19%
Nursing and Health Professions 23 6%
Social Sciences 15 4%
Other 45 12%
Unknown 51 14%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 9. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 January 2014.
All research outputs
#1,579,680
of 12,978,948 outputs
Outputs from Implementation Science
#492
of 1,353 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#20,203
of 148,118 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Implementation Science
#8
of 36 outputs
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