Managing Your Data: Tools for Analysis
WEBCAST ON CD OR WEBCAST ON-DEMAND
This is part of the Managing Your Data:Virtual Workshop Series.
Are you looking to save money and receive all the value of attending a conference without incurring the costs of travel?
If so, the Managing Your Data: Virtual Workshop Series is the perfect workshop for you and your colleagues.
presented on Thursday, July 9, 2009
Experiencing overall frustration with how to analyze data? It is easy to get confused with how to properly trend data and use control charts. Learn and understand how to answer key questions that will help you power your data analysis and impress end users.
- Basic analysis methods
- Counts vs. weighted severity
- Direction, variability, and rate
- Binning your data
- Time series analysis
- Control charts—when to use them, how to do them
- Make your trending effective—not just a data exercise
- The need for a strong trend program
- Using your trend program to guide change
- Common cause analysis—finding the big causes for your big problems
- Slicing and dicing your data
- Drawing useful conclusions
- Question and answer session
After this program, participants will be able to:
- Illustrate key analysis techniques effectively, including coding, binning, histograms, control charts, and time series trends
- Describe how to normalize your data—is your comparison meaningful?
- Assess your significant event data and evaluate underlying common causes
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Ken Rohde, senior consultant for The Greeley Company, has more than 25 years of experience in quality management. His roles in performance improvement and project management make him uniquely qualified to assist medical staffs and hospital leaders develop solutions to their toughest challenges. He instructs, speaks, and consults in the areas of error reduction strategies, root cause analysis, improving performance through process simplification, error reduction through effective procedure writing, apparent cause analysis, engineering effectiveness and error reduction, failure modes and effects analysis, effective data collection, analysis and trending, patient safety evaluation and improvement, change management, corrective action program evaluation and redesign, human performance evaluations, and procedure error reduction. Mr. Rohde also specializes in technology-based approaches to preventing human errors.
Here's what attendants of Rohde's past seminars and presentations had to say:
“Mr. Rhode has a tremendous expertise with real-time hospital issues and how to tackle them. Excellent analogies to help us remember the concept!—Julie Classen RN, Wellington Regional Medical Center, Wellington, FL
“Ken is an outstanding presenter. Very easy to understand, enthusiastic, kept program interesting. Usable information.”—Kristi Washburn- Fisher Titus Medical Center
“Ken Rhode is an excellent presenter, knowledgeable, comfortable with his subject matter and a good teacher.”—Betty Varga RN, Cheyenne VA Medical Center, Cheyenne, WY
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Quality/performance improvement managers and staff, risk managers, patient safety managers, board quality representatives, CNOs, COOs, VPMAs/CMOs, infection control managers, nurses and nurse managers
We are pleased to offer a new option: webcast on-demand. When you purchase a webcast on-demand, you will be able to view the program anywhere and any time by logging into your account. It's a perfect training tool for new staff or a refresher for veteran staff.
Meet our program sponsor, CPR Technologies
Established in 1994, CPR Technologies develops cutting edge software tools for hospitals. Our Plato RAC Track is an easy, Web-based tracking tool.
The Plato Compliance Management System is our application for MS-DRG/Case Mix frequency analysis trending. Reporting identifies RAC-targeted DRGs before requests are made.
Plato Analysis performs predictive modeling on DRG volumes, Case Mix, AR, and RAC dollars spent.
Plato Data Analyzer automates your record reviews with studies for Record of Care, Treatment and Services, Verbal Orders, and Abbreviations.
Please visit us at www.cpr-tech.com. For more information email email@example.com or call 714-508-7832.
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