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Total Quality Management

"Total Quality Management" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The application of industrial management practice to systematically maintain and improve organization-wide performance. Effectiveness and success are determined and assessed by quantitative quality measures.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Total Quality Management" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Total Quality Management" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 200 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 1998 and 2006 and 2008
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.