Led by the Health Collaborative of Greater Cincinnati, an Aligning Forces for Quality alliance, primary care practices, including Deerfield Family Medicine, are using performance measurement data to improve care and outcomes for five key patient diabetes indicators.
Measuring Performance Data Can Improve Quality
MN Community Measurement, an Aligning Forces for Quality alliance, measures and publicly reports provider performance data. State practices and hospitals, including Entira Family Clinics, are using these data to inform efforts to improve care and patient outcomes for conditions including depression and diabetes.
Resources on Leveraging Performance Measurement Data
This resource guide provides additional information for clinicians and health care organizations on leveraging performance data to improve quality.Check out more tools on performance measurement
This series of case studies highlights select stories from three Aligning Forces communities—Cincinnati, Wisconsin, and Cleveland—detailing how they've used performance measurement data to improve quality.See what AF4Q communities are doing
We sat down with Kathleen Lehman, senior clinical efficiency analyst at MetroHealth in Cleveland, to learn more about efforts there to identify and share best practices for improving care.Read the interview
We can't improve what we don't measure. There is growing evidence that clinicians are using performance measurement, outcome and patient satisfaction data to improve the quality of care they provide.See what's happening in communities across the country
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Webinar: Putting Data to Work
Watch our webinar exploring how hospitals, clinics and others are using data on clinician performance to improve patient care. Discussions included work in RWJF’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) communities and programs developed by winners of the Voices of Quality video contest.Learn more about AF4Q
The RWJF “Voices of Quality” video contest collected stories about how hospitals, clinics and others are using data that measure how health care providers perform to improve quality.Learn more about the four winners & watch their videos
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