Navigation Links
The Joint Commission Urges Development of a National Performance Measurement Data Strategy
Date:3/6/2008

Expert Roundtable Calls for Action to Improve Quality, Accountability

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., March 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care organizations, practitioners, purchasers, oversight bodies and the public all rely on performance data to determine priority areas for quality improvement, evaluate performance, and make informed health care decisions. Yet, most performance measurement efforts operate in isolation from one another, rarely provide a consistent picture of overall quality, and represent a significant cost to the health care industry, according to a call for action released today by The Joint Commission.

The Joint Commission's newest public policy white paper, "Development of a National Performance Measurement Data Strategy," proposes a framework for creating a data infrastructure to support performance measurement activities that improve the quality of American health care. The detailed solutions, proposed by a special Joint Commission expert Roundtable, focus on creating a data infrastructure that addresses consumer expectations for data privacy, supporting a data highway that allows for data sharing and linkages, and operating under an agreed-upon set of rules and governance structure.

"The time has come to harness the many performance measurement efforts by creating a data infrastructure so information can be shared and translated into powerful tools for decision-making and improvement," says Mark R. Chassin, M.D., M.P.P., M.P.H. "Although there are significant challenges, the work of the Roundtable clearly shows that this is a matter of will. We must invest the necessary resources and engage in a collaborative effort to provide credible, accurate and useful health care performance information."

The Joint Commission expert Roundtable offers 22 principles for the development of a national performance measurement data strategy, and identifies the following three broad strategies to guide national perform
'/>"/>

SOURCE Joint Commission on Accreditation of HealthcareOrganizations
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Mayo Clinic researchers discover new diagnostic test for detecting infection in prosthetic joints
2. Joint NJ/NY Rally for Addiction Recovery to Be Hub of Events Nationwide
3. Joint Juice Launches New Ready-to-Drink Glucosamine & Vitamin-Enhanced Dietary Supplement Water Nationwide
4. SAIC Selected to Support the U.S. Military Theater Medical Information Program-Joint
5. The impact of physical activity on weight-bearing knee joint
6. Joint Center Says New Approach Required to Reduce Black Infant Mortality
7. Merlyn Medical Announces FDA Approval for FlexWarmer in a Joint Agreement with Elltec and Suzuken
8. The Joint Commission Enhances Quality Check Website
9. OCS and Press Ganey Partner to Create Joint Analysis of Outcomes and Satisfaction
10. More Damage Than Good? Shock Survey Reveals Sport can Actually be bad for Your Joints
11. Delaware Court Approves Bioenvision, Genzyme Joint Petition
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2014)... (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 MyRounding, the ... care, has been selected from a group of over ... the 2014 PrIME Digital Health Challenge. The competition will ... another, Tuesday, Sept. 9th at the CSU Denver Atrium ... MyRounding is based in Denver, Colo. The cloud-based, SaaS ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of Medicare ... to announce that it has released a special report ... 2015 Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) final rule ... Services. , “Hospitals are facing decreased Medicare reimbursements in ... BESLER’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “We are happy ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... September 02, 2014 “Is there an ... question that millions of people ask. Diagnosing and curing ... patients and their families or treatment partners. The diagnostic ... its distinct similarities to other skin conditions such as: ... bites, eczema, varicella and many others. Scabies is ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 02, 2014 Michigan’s health care landscape ... Act and the Healthy Michigan Plan. Throughout these changes, ... a trusted funding resource for under-served individuals. Federal and ... or underinsured women between the ages of 50 and ... percent of the federal poverty level. , ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Recently, Os-Monitor.com, an innovative company that provides many kinds ... employee internet monitoring products ( http://www.os-monitor.com ). Furthermore, the ... 10% off, on these useful items. , True ... different kinds of high end monitoring programs on its ... of all sizes. With its high end programs, the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MyRounding Selected for Digital Health Venture Showcase Finals Top Three Startups Awarded $50,000 2Health News:New Breakthrough Formula - Dr. Scabies® : The New Industry Standard Treatment for Scabies to Fight the Scabies Breakout 2Health News:New Breakthrough Formula - Dr. Scabies® : The New Industry Standard Treatment for Scabies to Fight the Scabies Breakout 3Health News:New Breakthrough Formula - Dr. Scabies® : The New Industry Standard Treatment for Scabies to Fight the Scabies Breakout 4Health News:Local Affiliate of National Health Organization Continues 16-Year Tradition of Funding Programs to Help Fill Gaps in Breast Health Services for Under-Served Populations 2Health News:Local Affiliate of National Health Organization Continues 16-Year Tradition of Funding Programs to Help Fill Gaps in Breast Health Services for Under-Served Populations 3Health News:Useful Employee Internet Monitoring Products Now For Sale At Os-Monitor.com 2
... (sildenafil) can improve exercise capacity and functional ability in ... high pressure in the blood vessels that enter the ... report by Reuters, the findings, which appear in The ... study of 278 patients who were randomly selected to ...
... to stress during early life can lead to an ... adolescence.// It therefore, highlights the need for a counseling ... of growth. ,Several studies have established a ... with an increased risk of developing attachment disorders. These ...
... Death Syndrome (SIDS) has found out that nearly all cases ... a male sex hormone. //The levels are considerably higher in ... who have died suddenly from other causes. ,Researchers ... collected from 169 infants who had died of SIDS and ...
... findings were published by chemists at Harvard University, who ... they trigger could hold the key to oncogenesis,// the ... arises when an oncoprotien, a protein known to cause ... development of cancer, 'We present the hypothesis that an ...
... Research Institute have now found out that heart disease ... the thyroid gland.// Aggressive treatment of hypothyroidism and borderline ... diseases to a significant extent. ,The study has ... can be extrapolated to human beings as well. The ...
... of the National Cancer Institute conducted a meta-analysis of ... and the prevalence and associated mortality from colorectal cancer. ... of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and colleagues. The ... at a 30 percent risk of developing colorectal cancer ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Teenage Mental Problems Could Be The Result Of Stress During Early Life 2Health News:Proper Treatment of Hypothyroidism Found To Prevent Heart Diseases 2
(Date:9/2/2014)... CARPINTERIA, Calif. , Sept. 2, 2014 ... assessments and penetration testing services, today released an IT ... industry. "Today,s healthcare CEOs are presiding over ... industry," said Daniel W. Berger , Redspin,s President ... help CEO,s and their Boards of Directors understand why ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... BEIJING , Sept. 2, 2014  Sinovac Biotech Ltd. ... products in China , today announced that ... in September: , Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference, ... September 9 and 10, 2014. , Morgan Stanley Asia ... Hotel on September 11, 2014. , Aegis Healthcare & ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Sept. 2, 2014  Drug delivery technologies that improve ... part of the entire drug development process. Pharmaceutical ... new vaccine delivery technologies in a bid to ... delivery procedures. New analysis from Frost ... the needle-free delivery sector currently makes up a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Sinovac to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences 2Needle-Free Delivery Devices Shape the Future of Vaccines, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Needle-Free Delivery Devices Shape the Future of Vaccines, Says Frost & Sullivan 3
The Buckle Apron has a 2" wide belt with a rugged side-release buck. The belt and buckle are adjustable to provide a snug and comfortable fit while still offering .50mm Pb protection....
Setting a new standard in protective apparel. The unique, patented Cool-Tech™ mesh-back design fits the natural contour of the body while reducing the amount of weight carried on the shoulders ...
Apron,special Proceddure...
Crisscross shoulder design facilitates better posture and distributes weight to back and hips for greater comfort. Shoulder pads soften shoulder contact with apron for additional comfort....
Medicine Products: