Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director of NHS England:This Atlas exposes some inconvenient truths about the extent of clinical practice variation
in care for some common conditions.
However, this result reflects real-life clinical practice variation
at our hospital.
Restriction to Ontario may have reduced the amount of practice variation
we observed compared to what the results of a Canada-wide survey might have revealed.
Harris' business intelligence practice variation
dashboards are used by physicians, hospital executives and coding professionals to provide meaningful internal and external comparisons.
This supportive evidence is a useful tool for helping to reduce practice variation
, implement research findings at the bedside, and promote rapid implementation of best practice while fostering multidisciplinary teamwork.
This practice variation
seems likely to continue until more definitive clinical data are published.
Some is probably normal (or warranted) and some is unwarranted and the result of practice variation
The IOM's 2005 follow-up report, Improving the Quality of Health Care for Mental and Substance-Use Conditions, documents widespread practice variation
, resulting in only 27% of care for behavioral health conditions adhering to established practice guidelines.
Colonel Mike Deaton lays out the pathway that led to the care of medical holdover patients and helps us all understand the present structure and expectations of care for this group of Soldiers who are a new beneficiary population since we started the GWOT Lieutenant Colonel William Rice challenges us all to reduce practice variation
, save money, and enhance the level of care through his business case analysis of Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) in the care of asthmatic patients, in his article entitled "Reduction of Unwarranted Clinical Practice Variation
in the AMEDD.
The issue of clinical practice variation
and failures to follow best practice are not restricted to hysterectomy.
As part of our institution's effort to reduce practice variation
among surgeons, and to promote practice efficiency, we employed Health Care Investment Analysts, Inc.
GUIDELINES AND THE CONTROL OF MEDICAL PRACTICE VARIATION