Control charts, also known as Shewhart Charts or Statistical Process Control Charts (SPCC) are tools used to determine if a process is in a state of statistical control, or how much variation exists in a process. Like run charts, they are graphs of data over time.
- Control Charts Information sheet PDF ~194KB
Want to Learn More
To learn more about Control Charts please refer to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement website. You may need to take a moment and register with the IHI for more in-depth information. Or watch the IHI control chart videos (see below).
The CEC also runs Applied Measurement and Variation workshops several times a year at the CEC office. More details on these workshops.
Video Links (IHI)
- Control Chart – Part 1 - 5 minute video ~5 mins
- Control Chart – Part 2 - 8 minute video ~8 mins
- "Using Run and Control Charts to Understand Variation" by Robert Lloyd ~56 mins
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