How clinical leadership can access usable data to drive meaningful change – Part 2

For data to be effective, the information needs to be current. It needs to reflect what is truly significant in patient care. And it needs to encourage consistency in practice. On this episode, a leading analytics expert continues his discussion on how you and your organization can shape the wealth of data you collect to guide the care you deliver.


Guest speaker:

David Levine, MD, FACEP

Group Senior Vice President

Advanced Analytics and Project Management




Tomas Villanueva, DO, MBA, FACPE, SFHM

Associate Vice President

Clinical Resources



Show Notes

[00:23] The issue of data validity

[02:09] The issue of timeliness

[02:55] Data from the Wild, Wild West (ambulatory arena)

[04:03] Getting to the data—clinical data more valid than claims data

[05:10] Encouraging consistency

[06:22] Steps we can take now to better data

[06:46] Understand the data before refuting it

[08:12] The meaningless quest for an overall clinical score

[09:08] The sea of data


Links | Resources:

Transparency: A Critical Component in Advancing Health Care Improvement Click here

Leveraging the Power of Data and Collaboration to Change Healthcare Click here

Electronic Health Records and Meaningful Use (AHRQ) Click here

Public Health and Promoting Interoperability Programs (CDC) Click here

How hospitals can use data to improve efficiency Click here


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