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Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance Improvement

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ISBN-10: 1118519698

ISBN-13: 9781118519691

Edition: 2013

Authors: Trevor L. Strome

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Description:

This book will demonstrate how the clinical, business, and technology components of healthcare organizations (HCOs) must work together to leverage analytics and  achieve quality and process improvement goals. It will cover developing a strategy for analytics, using and analyzing data, managing data, identifying what needs to improve, choosing and using analytical tools, predicting outcomes of process changes, sustaining improvements in healthcare, and managing analytics development. In addition to the more technical aspects described above, this book will discuss common frameworks for quality improvement (such as Lean, Six Sigma, and Theory of Constraints) and how different frameworks…    
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Book details

List price: $57.50
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Preface
Acknolwedgments
Toward Healthcare Improvement Using Analytics
Healthcare Transformation-Challenges and Opportunities
The Current State of Healthcare Costs and Quality
Fundamentals of Healthcare Analytics
How Analytics Can Improve Decision Making
Analytics, Quality, and Performance
Applications of Healthcare Analytics
Components of Healthcare Analytics
Developing an Analytics Strategy to Drive Change
Purpose of an Analytics Strategy
Analytics Strategy Framework, with a Focus on Quality/Performance Improvement
Developing an Analytics Strategy
Defining Healthcare Quality and Value
What Is Quality?
Overview of Healthcare QI
Common QI Frameworks in Healthcare
Working with QI Methodologies
Data Quality and Governance
The Need for Effective Data Management
Data Quality
Data Governance and Management
Enterprise-wide Visibility and Opportunity
Working with Data
Data: The Raw Material of Analytics
Preparing Data for Analytics
Getting Started with Analyzing Data
Summary
Developing and Using Effective Indicators
Measures, Metrics, and Indicators
Using Indicators to Guide Healthcare Improvement Activities
Leveraging Analytics in Quality Improvement Activities
Moving from Analytics Insight to Healthcare Improvement
Basic Statistical Methods and Control Chart Principles
Statistical Methods for Detecting Changes in Quality or Performance
Graphical Methods for Detecting Changes in Quality or Performance
Putting It Together
Usability and Presentation of Information
Presentation and Visualization of Information
Dashboards for Quality and Performance Improvement
Providing Accessibility to and Ensuring Usability of Analytics Systems
Advanced Analytics in Healthcare
Overview of Advanced Analytics
Applications of Advanced Analytics
Developing and Testing Advanced Analytics
Overview of Predictive Algorithms
Becoming an Analytical Healthcare Organization
Requirements to Become an Analytical Organization
Building Effective Analytical Teams
Summary
About the Author
About the Companion Web Site
Index