The capacity for organizational improvement is interdependent with the resident capability to extract information from data and to convey that information to others in a way that helps to motivate change. Healthcare organizations frequently fall short particularly when the data relates to the performance of clinical professionals.
Moreover, when seeking improved performance, misinformed analytic approaches can send management down the wrong path. The organizational cost for such errors can be high. See an example of a common analytic error: Data Analysis and Display Case Study.
If you are seeking to leverage data in your information systems to generate improvements in quality, safety or resource use, let us help you negotiate the minefields.