A Transparency Task Force, set up by Health Minister Mark Drakeford to look at ways of providing more patient outcome information
for the NHS in Wales, is considering whether to publish "suitable and quality" data for all doctors in Wales.
It is web-based and enables the laboratory and clinical teams to obtain access to the same patient, product, and outcome information
from other sites.
Coalitions have key roles in helping their communities accomplish the following: (1) Track the level of literacy in the community; (2) Use that information to help identify what, and how much, literacy assistance is needed; (3) Assess the extent to which community literacy programs are meeting the need, including how well existing literacy programs are doing; (4) Coordinate the use of the outcome information
to help identify successful ("best") practices; and (6) Provide assistance to literacy programs to help them both track and improve their effectiveness.
In addition the application: controls telephone activity such as answering, holding and transferring calls; allows data to be transferred with calls via rostrvm's CLIPboard; links to rostrvm's Directory Services to support easy dialling; records agent activity allowing the call centre manager to monitor performance; and captures business-based call outcome information
for reporting through rostrvm Supervisor management information, the company said.
Treatment and outcome information
was available for 11 of the 12 patients.
Their response ignores the egregious errors in implementation that we identified, namely the fact that they threw out a majority of the state observations, miscoded outcome information
, and completely confused the sequence of test introduction and achievement measurement in several states.
CMS also plans to re-evaluate the Outcome Information
and Assessment Instrument reporting system's "utility in ensuring more accurate and equitable PPS payments.
In its second year of use (summer 1996), the evaluation was better organized and the outcome information
obtained from it appeared more valid.
MacDonnell: "In 1995 CARF initiated a three-year plan to study, with the field, the concepts of outcome information
in relation to standards, accreditation process, public disclosure and report cards for medical rehabilitation providers.
Allocation of some scarce resources may be necessary for patient outcome information
systems compatible with a national databank when it becomes a reality.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Anaclim, LLC and Maaguzi, LLC announced today they have entered into a collaborative agreement that will combine Anaclim's clinical expertise, full service Contract Research Organization (CRO) services and focus on the inclusion of minority patients in clinical research with the leading edge technology of Maaguzi in the collection of health outcome information
Emphasis is on accountability for achieving measurable outcomes and use of outcome information
in program planning and development.