Control charts 101: a guide to health care applications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

94 Scopus citations


A control chart can be an effective way to display process data over time. It can differentiate common cause variation from special cause variation through the application of several probability-based interpretation rules. In addition, a control chart can be helpful in evaluating the effectiveness of a change. There are numerous types of control charts, and this tutorial was developed to guide the user through the selection process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-27
Number of pages27
JournalQuality management in health care
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Leadership and Management
  • Health(social science)
  • Health Policy
  • Care Planning


Dive into the research topics of 'Control charts 101: a guide to health care applications.'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this