Tag Archives: performance improvement

Performance improvement takes trustworthy data

I recently heard an expert/veteran/warrior of rapid-cycle Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) performance improvement speak. Her enthusiasm for the important work of iterative improvement of health care through small-scale projects was palpable. Data was the one concept that surfaced most frequently in her presentation. As someone who started my PDSA work using golf pencils and tic marks, struggles […]
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Florida Medical Clinic scores new contracts after using analytics

In the move from fee-for-service to value-based health care a number of organizations are missing the target. I have seen several very good health care groups miss out on substantial value-based contracts because they could not take on the risks. The solution is to manage the risks through the utilization of analytics. Florida Medical Clinic, […]
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Analytics helps Cornerstone create Patient Advocate program

Gaps in care are a common affliction among health care organizations across the nation. I have seen it in otherwise good practices, both large and small, yet these groups somehow either overlook the problem or don’t know it exists. Cornerstone Health Care was suffering from “gaps in care,” that is patients who were not receiving […]
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