Category: Lean & Performance Improvement

Helping to Fight COVID-19 Together, We Set A Bold Record in Developing Real-Time Analytics

Fighting the COVID-19 pandemic requires swift, data-driven action to dramatically impact our nation’s health. At KPI Ninja, it’s all about impacting health outcomes and with our nation facing an impending crisis, we wholeheartedly made the decision to invest in developing innovative analytics to support response efforts. With efficiency at the center of the pandemic strategy,…
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An improvement methodology to support value-based care and a culture of continuous improvement

The transition to value-based care is still in its infancy, yet many consumers have already seen dramatic shifts in the way healthcare is delivered compared with those who have yet to take the leap. A stimulus for these changes is a combination of unsustainable healthcare expenditures, higher than acceptable rates of healthcare-associated harm, low consumer…
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PCMH: The Picture on the Outside of the Box for Primary Care Improvement

The fundamental concept behind many of the primary care transformation models is simple: improve clinical outcomes within a reasonable price point. While Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) may not be the silver bullet to all your operational struggles, it may be a worthwhile reference to use at various points along your journey. PCMH is a team-based,…
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Henderson Health Care Reports Continued Revenue Growth, of Nearly $270k, with Continuous Process Improvements from Analytic Insights

Henderson Health Care (HHC), a Nebraska Critical Access Hospital, continues to improve the health of their population through the implementation of analytics and process improvements. Last year, HHC used analytics to gain an understanding of their population and the magnitude of care gaps, “Quality takes time. Initially, our focus was on internal quality assurance as…
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Health Information Exchange Reduces Quality Reporting Burden in Low-Resource Rural Hospitals

How much time is spent on reporting rather than improving hospitals’ quality performance? That is the question that should be on the minds of anyone who is seeking to transform health care. The more push toward value-based care we see, the more we see that analytics are the driving force in health care delivery and…
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