Overview of the Problem
In the pursuit of pediatric healthcare excellence, leadership teams and hospital executives face the challenge of navigating and understanding various safety metrics. The need for an accessible, custom, and relevant safety index that is regularly updated and distributed to appropriate stakeholders is clear.
The Role Opus Plays
Opus, Configo Health’s analytics platform with over 14 million pediatric encounters, fulfills this need by enabling custom versions of the Configo Zero Harm Index. This comprehensive index is specifically designed to provide a thorough view of safety performance and is automatically distributed to the relevant stakeholders with customizable frequencies.
Value Created by Opus
- Cost Savings: Opus aids in identifying areas of high risk or low performance, helping you focus your resources effectively, resulting in significant cost savings.
- Outcomes Improvement: With custom frequencies for distribution, your team will be updated regularly with the latest safety performance data, allowing for swift action and continual improvement in outcomes.
- U.S. News Performance: Consistent updates on safety performance contribute to more accurate and improved reporting, enhancing your ranking in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals.
- Regulatory Compliance: By providing a comprehensive, customized Zero Harm Index, Opus supports your adherence to regulatory requirements.
- Improved Reimbursement: Regular access to safety performance data allows for evidence-based negotiations with payers, leading to improved reimbursement levels.
How to Use Opus to Solve this Problem
While control-charts for safety events are important tools for clinical leaders, most executive-level groups want to focus on a summarized, high-level view of safety performance. Opus displays custom-to-your-organization Zero Harm Index tables and other summary measures to align Safety and Leadership groups.
By incorporating Configo Health’s Opus into your workflow, you have the power to bring a customized, up-to-date, comprehensive safety performance view to your fingertips, enhancing your decision-making and strengthening your hospital’s safety profile.