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Unformatted text preview: Statistics is the science of collecting, organizing, and interpreting data (Bennett, Briggs, &Triola, 2009). Statistics is used every day in the health care because this helps managers and employees run the hospital and clinics efficiently. The primary purpose of statistics is to understand and interpret data. In this paper I will explain how are statistics are used in the workplace, provide an example of descriptive and inferential statistics used in the workplace and how data is measured in the workplace. One of Kaiser Permanente top challenges is capturing, updating, and managing patient health information. Statistics is an important component in the delivery of health care. Physicians and managers can no longer thrive in the midst of where procedures are done simply because it was always done that way. Furthermore, the trend is leaning toward standard of care which includes policies and procedures. In addition, these changes will improve the outcome of patients care....
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2010 for the course HCS 438 taught by Professor Kotte during the Spring '10 term at Virginia State University.
- Spring '10