Next EVENT TUESDAY, October 10, 2017

healthcare data analytics:  looking at electronic medical records

The development of electronic medical records has opened the door to a wealth of data that had been unavailable in the past.  This data provides us with an enormous opportunity to improve upon how care is delivered.  The trouble is…Much of the data that is presented leaves observers more confused and overwhelmed than enlightened.  This session will cover the exact questions you need to answer with your data analytics to focus people on the right opportunity and build buy-in.  If your audience is giving you blank stares or your analysis isn’t leading others to action – this is for you!

Christopher Spranger is the owner and CEO of Spranger Business Solutions; a Wisconsin based management consulting firm that helps people run more efficient businesses.  He is an American Society for Quality (ASQ) certified six sigma master black belt with many years of experience improving manufacturing, health care, service, government, and office processes.  He earned a bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin - Platteville and an MBA in Finance and Management from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.  He has helped numerous organizations implement continuous improvement programs, achieve quality management system certification, and has developed and taught Lean Six Sigma courses at the collegiate and technical college level.  Additionally, Mr. Spranger serves on the board of directors for the central Wisconsin section of the American Society for Quality, the United Way of Inner Wisconsin and the Boys & Girls Club of the Wisconsin Rapids Area.





nON-asq mEMBERS:  $25, asQ mEMBERS:  $20 STUDENTS:  $10






Chicken Francese

Sautéed in Citrus White Wine Sauce


Portobello Stacker

With Zucchini, Squash, Spinach, Pineapple and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

(Vegetarian entrées can be requested when your reservation is made)


Apple Crisp

Event Location
Radisson Hotel
517 Grand Canyon Drive
Madison, WI53719


Past Meetings

September 12, 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tour of Swiss Tech, LLC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Topic: Managing Supply Chain Risk - Contract Manufacturing
By: Matthew Bills

June 13, 2017
Topic: Risk Assessments in the New ISO 9001:2015 Standard
By: Christopher Spranger

April 11, 2017
Topic: Hoshin Kanri - Strategy Deployment
By: Steven Boeder

March 14, 2017
Topic: So you Want to be a Consultant
By: Walter Jankowski

November 8, 2016
Topic: How to Get & Sustain Results (Part II): Lessons Learned for Continuous Improvement & Leadership
By: Dennis Wessel

October 11, 2016
Topic: The SPASD Journey With Quality
By: Brad Saron

September 13, 2016
Topic: Quality in the Medical Device Industry and Beyond
By: Dale Thanig

June 14, 2016
Topic: Using Your ISO 9001:2008 QMS to Plan for the ISO 9001:2015 Changes
By: Andy Nichols

March 8, 2016
Topic: Formal Root Cause (RCA) Analysis
By: Gary Bidwell
RCA2 Action Hierarchy

February 9, 2016
Topic: Continuous Improvement: How to Get and Sustain Results
By: Dennis Wessel

January 12, 2016
Topic: Getting the most out of your CI efforts
By: Dan Stapleton
Excel Template

September 8, 2015
Topic:  The Baldrige Excellence Framework
By:  Tedd Snyder

May 12, 2015
Topic: Process Improvement for Health Care
By:  Lauren Hartlaub and Tedd Snyder

February 10, 2015
Topic: An Introduction to Reliability and the ASQ Reliability Division
By: Dan Burrows

January 13, 2015
Topic:  Structured Problem Solving
By:  Dean Whitman

November 11, 2014
Topic: Revolutionary Change to ISO 9001
By: Gregory Gasper and Andrew Porter

June 10, 2014
Topic: 2013 Baldrige Award Winner: Pewaukee School District: Our Baldrige Journey
By: JoAnn Sternke

May 14, 2014
Topic: Joint Meeting & Tour at ANGI Energy Systems with ASQ-Rockford Section
By: ASQ-Madison/Rockford Sections

April 8, 2014
Topic: Wisconsin's Lean Government Initiative - Our Journey
By: Suzanne Hock and Brit Hall

March 11, 2014
Topic: Fiskars Americas' Approach to Improving Chinese Suppliers
By: Mike Gapinski

February 11, 2014
Topic: War Stories of Implementing Lean
By:  Wil Cox

Jan 2014
Topic: The Intersections of Quality and Sustainability Best Practices
By: Daniel Zinsmeister

November 12, 2013
Topic: Baldrige - Sustaining Excellence
By: Brett Remington

October 8, 2013
Topic: 5S Visual Management Tools Process Mapping
By: Jason Fladhammer

September 10, 2013
 “Cool Tool Time:  Top Tools and Tips to Wow Your Team”
By: Walter Jankowski, Owner and Principal of Reinvention, LLC

June 11, 2013
Topic: The Practical Power of Curiosity, Creativity & Collaboration
By: Hollie Hollister

May 9, 2013
Topic:  Software Implementation: Managing Change & Customer Expectations
By: Joanie Haugen

April 9 , 2013
Topic: Ermer Night: Collaboration With the ASQ Student Section

Photo: Build #1 Tinker Toy
 Photo: Group Shot of Build Team 

March 12, 2013
Topic: “Creating a Lean Culture - Use of Visual Management, Daily Accountability, and Tiered Metric Boards”
By: Tedd Snyder

February 12, 2013
Topic: Quality Systems: Thoughts on Design & Implementation for Pharmaceuticals
By: Ken Manning, Scientific Protein Labs

January 8th, 2013
Topic: Six Sigma in Healthcare
By: Christopher Spranger, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Riverview Hospital

October 9, 2012
Topic: Cool Tool Time:  Top Tools & Tips to Wow Your Team
By: Walter Jankowski, Owner, Reinvention, LLC

September 11, 2012
Topic: Internal Auditor Competence - What You Should Look For
By: Kevin A. Lehner, President of Environmental Compliance Systems, Inc


June 12 , 2012
Topic: Madison College Quality Survey
By: Kim Hollman, Rober Priester and Jennifer Bakke of Madison College