Quality improvement can be defined as the organised creation of the beneficial change along with the attainment of unprecedented levels of the performance breakthrough. The Quality Improvement is a planned process that uses the objective measurement and the data. Quality improvement starts with the data collection.
Often quality improvement is dealt with the Japanese approach of Quality management which is referred as "Kaizen". "Kaizen" means incremental improvement that is used widely in the quality related activities. The approach of Kaizen is synonymous with continuous improvement which helps to improve the quality of products or efficiency of processes.