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effective use of hospital resources
cancer care improvementcardiac surgery outcomescare coordinationcommunity acquired pneumonia
compliance with medical staff influenza vaccination policycongestive heart failure outcomes
controlling high blood pressurecoronary artery disease outcomes
depression screening for the chronically illeffective use of hospital resources
electronic health recordshospitalist program effective handoffsophthalmology: diabetic retinopathy
osteoporosis screeningpatient registry usagepatient safety office assessmentphysician office access
population health wellness initiativepostpartum carepotentially avoidable admissions
radiology mammography quality codingradiology turnaround timessepsis risk adjusted mortality index
smoking cessation education programstructured data capturesurgical care improvement
other additional initiatives

Objective: To improve hospital efficiencies, including reducing the patient length of stay.  Measuring physician's inpatient hospital resource consumption and communicating individual performance, peer group performance and industry norms to physicians creates awareness and motivation to improve.

Outcome:

Measure

Year over Year Performance Indicator

Average Length of Stay Moderately Managed

Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result

 Average Length of Stay Moderately Managed >= 65 Years Old

New Measure 

Average Length of Stay Well Managed

Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result 

Average Length of Stay Well Managed >= 65 Years Old 

 New Measure

Medical-Surgical Days per 1,000 HMO Members

Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result 

Medical-Surgical Days per 1,000 HMO Members < Loosely Managed

Performance equal to or above 2010 APP result 

 

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