APPLICATION OF STATISTICS IN HEALTH CARE Application of Statistics in Health Care Tope Oladimeji RN. Grand Canyon University: HLT-362V-0500-Applied Statistics for Health Care Professionals March 23, 2019.
APPLICATION OF STATISTICS IN HEALTH CARE This paper will discuss the application of statistics in the health care system; its importance to the quality and safety of care, health promotion and leadership. It also describes the utilization of statistical knowledge in an organization; statistical data collection method, its use in daily operations and in making decisions. THE APPLICATION OF STATISTICS IN HEALTH CARE Just as any other profession/system, it is important to collect data before and after any process improvement initiative in order to check and compare the level of success. Statistics is the fundamental of medicine; the current level of performance and success cannot be measured without the utilization of data. Also, it is used in carrying out clinical trials to improve the standard of practices and patient outcomes. In the health care system, focus is on the utilization of quality data, and on responses relating to time on the duration of tasks. For examples; when hospital sets goals by trying to shorten the time of recovering from surgeries, the time between hospital-acquired infections, the duration to get test results, and other metrics. It involves the utilization of a number of binary
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