Overview of the Problem
Safety event and hospital-acquired condition (HAC) data analysis are vital components of quality assurance and improvement in pediatric healthcare. A significant problem arises when this analysis lacks precision, fails to account for specific units and campuses, or lacks statistical process control (SPC) chart functionality.
The Role Opus Plays
Opus, Configo Health’s advanced benchmarking analytics platform with data from over 14 million pediatric encounters, helps quality and safety teams delve deeper into safety event and HAC data. Opus provides the capability to analyze this data at both the unit and campus levels with full SPC chart functionality. It also allows hospitals to visualize their performance variations against other children’s hospitals and seamlessly incorporates this insight into their existing workflows.
Value Created by Opus
- Cost Savings: Detailed safety event and HAC analysis can help identify and mitigate potential risks proactively, leading to significant cost savings in the long run.
- Outcomes Improvement: Comprehensive data analysis and benchmarking enable hospitals to pinpoint areas for improvement, leading to enhanced patient outcomes.
- U.S. News Performance: Superior safety performance supported by robust analysis bolsters rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals.
- Regulatory Compliance: Precise safety and HAC analysis aid in meeting regulatory requirements, ensuring data accuracy and integrity.
- Improved Reimbursement: Opus’s comprehensive analysis capabilities facilitate negotiation with payers, leading to improved reimbursement rates.
How to Use Opus to Solve this Problem
Opus Quality & Safety has robust event-level reporting capabilities. From basic event counts and run charts to advanced SPCs, safety reports can be fully automated and sent to appropriate leaders around the organization monthly. Opus goes even further, and allows not only for organization-level reporting, but breaks down HACs at the campus and even unit-level, giving leaders actionable data for their teams. Opus also displays custom-to-your-organization Zero Harm Index tables and other summary measures to align Safety and Leadership groups.
Harness the power of Opus, delve into a more comprehensive analysis of safety event and HAC data, and drive your organization towards better performance and outcomes with pinpoint precision.