One common issue with healthcare quality improvement projects is lack of followup.  What, how, & who will signal us when the project that the team has worked so hard on degrades over time?  When will we need to perform maintenance?  Control charts, applied properly, can help us know when it's time to look in on the system.  Click the link beneath for more and read the full article to find a handy chart that helps you select the proper control chart for your data.  (Hint:  it's under "How To Choose The Right Chart".)