Using Actionable Data To Improve Quality and Reduce Costs

Using Actionable Data To Improve Quality and Reduce Costs Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Lack of adequate, timely information poses a challenge for health care organizations and frontline providers in their quality improvement efforts. Access to useful data on health care utilization and performance can help organizations identify and address problem areas, target resources effectively, and improve care.

The featured Innovations describe three organizations that analyzed and provided specific, actionable data to health plans and providers in support of quality improvement efforts, leading to better care and lower costs.

The featured QualityTools include a guide on how to use predictive modeling tools to identify patients who are good candidates for care management and a Web site that offers resources for health care professionals interested in tracking performance on measures of health care quality.

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