The Effect of Using Six Sigma Methodologies on the Quality of Health Service: A Field Study At Prince Hashem Hospital /City of Aqaba
Keywords:Six Sigma, Quality of Health Services, Prince Hashem Hospital
The objectives of the study tend to show the effect of using six-sigma methodology on the quality of health services in Prince Hashem Hospital. It studies population of all employees and service recipients. The sample of the study is all employees who are related to the total quality management. The unit of sampling and analysis is consisted of senior management and departments related to the overall quality in the hospital represented by the director general, deputy director, unit managers, and heads of departments. Correlational descriptive analytical method was used for data collection, analysis, and testing hypotheses. A questionnaire, consisted of (20) items, was used to collect information about study variables. A number of statistical tools and methods were also used such as the arithmetic mean, standard deviation, and canonical analysis. The results show the existence of the effect which is statistically significant at the level of significance 0.05 ≤ α standards for six-sigma (continuous improvement, customer focus, prevention, commitment and support of senior management) in the quality of health services. This study concludes that six sigma and quality of health services of the important topics and sensitive, especially in the present time, due to its impact on the reality and the future of the surveyed organizations. The study recommends the need to adequately support the study by senior management six sigma style and customer care through improving health service that satisfies their needs and desires.
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