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Joint Commission Resources, a subsidiary of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, has another tool to help organizations anxious to make the most of their data.
Managing Performance Measurement Data in Health Care provides readers with data management and explains how to use the data management process to improve performance.
The book also features tips on data collection and analysis, with a focus on using statistical tools such as control charts and run charts to analyze and interpret data. Case studies from behavioral health, home health, hospital, and health care networks organizations offer real-world examples that readers can adapt for use at their organizations. In addition, a case study exercise helps readers test their understanding of concepts discussed in the book.
The book costs $55 and is available by calling the commission between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays at (630) 792-5800.