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Unformatted text preview: AHS 450 QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE UNIT 4: INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Topics Covered in This Lecture ¡ Steps in data collection ¢ Identify data types and sources ¢ Identify who will be involved ¢ Set a schedule ¢ Train your data collectors ¢ Pilot test your collection processes ¢ Implement your data collection ¡ Data collection plan WHO ¡ Data collectors? ¡ Oversee data collectors? ¡ Provide sufficient training and supervision WHAT ¡ Study questions ¡ Unit of analysis ¡ Data definitions ¡ Forms ¡ Protocols ¡ Sample WHEN ¡ Frequency of data collection ¢ Determined prior to start ¡ Concurrent vs. retrospective data collection WHERE AND HOW ¡ Data collection setting ¢ Point of care ¢ Retrospective in HIM department ¢ Patient’s home ¡ Data collection instrument ¢ Check sheet ¢ Questionnaire ¢ Interview ¢ Observation Data Sources ¡ Considerations when selecting data source ¢ Information contained in the source ¢ Accuracy and reliability ¢ Patients & processes covered by the data...
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course AHS 450 taught by Professor Spath during the Spring '11 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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AHS450_Unit4 - AHS 450 QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH CARE...

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