Consultants David Wayne and Gus Gilbertson provide tips for best managing healthcare data. Performance, monitoring, testing and metrics are all crucial for success:
Data management allows you to view your facility’s performance from a macro perspective and draw meaningful conclusions. To do this most efficiently, determine which measures are of critical importance to your facility when you first engage with a performance improvement team. Once you have determined which measures you want to monitor, make an effort to capture as much data as possible so you can generate fully informed insights.