A few weeks ago I finished up a grueling weekend of clearing brush, weeds and dead trees from a mostly wooded area of my back yard. It was very satisfying to mop my brow, stretch out my aging lower back and gaze upon the extra quarter acre of land that was now available to me.
Compliance, quality, risk management, safety. These terms are often interchangeable when assessing adherence to a set of guidelines. It is obvious that when speaking of quality, my healthcare customers are always measuring everything they do to a standard and mission of increasing patient safety. Compliance, quality and risk management often mean safety to manufacturing and service clients also.