As we reach the final part of this series on Deming’s principles in healthcare, we focus on the last three points. These principles provide further insights into fostering a healthy working environment and driving meaningful change. 12. Remove Barriers to Pride in WorkmanshipDeming’s twelfth principle underlines the importance of taking pride in one’s work. For healthcare

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Building on the foundation laid by the first three principles, we move on to principles 4-7 of Deming’s 14 points. These principles offer further guidance on enhancing quality in healthcare. 4. End the Practice of Awarding Business on the Basis of Price Tag AloneWhile cost efficiency is vital, Deming argues that quality should never be sacrificed

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