Measurement/Outcomes

College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO) – Balanced Scorecard

This project involves working with the Registrar & Executive Director and Senior Leadership Team regarding development of a management reporting system using the Balance Scorecard Framework.   The deliverables for the project is development of a management reporting system at the team, corporate, and governance levels consistent with a Policy Governance approach.

 

Confederation College – Balanced Scorecard

The scope of this project involves development of strategic Ends at a governance level, facilitation of the corporate strategic objectives, development of the Balance Scorecard Management Reporting Systems, and ongoing facilitation to ensure achievement of the corporate goals using the Balance Scorecard as  key tool to strategy implementation.

 

Jewelers Mutual Insurance – Balanced Scorecard and Performance Management System

This project involves working with the CEO and Senior Leadership Team regarding development of a management reporting system using the Balance Scorecard Framework.   The deliverables for the project is development of a management reporting system at the team, corporate, and governance levels consistent with a Policy Governance approach.

 

Evaluation of Outcomes of Rehabilitation for Motor Vehicle Accident Victims involves the evaluation of short and long term (1 year) outcomes for motor vehicle injured people following an intensive rehabilitation program.  Patient characteristics and severity are also being monitored, as well as service costs and utilization.

 

Evaluation of Outcomes of Rehabilitation for Work Injured People involves the evaluation of short and longer term outcomes for work injured people following an intensive physiotherapy work conditioning program.  Patient characteristics and severity are also being monitored as well as service costs and utilization.

 

Victoria Hospital Clinical Outcomes Measurement System involved the implementation of an integrated, multifaceted clinical measurement system addressing corporate wide and unit specific issues.

 

Aberdeen Hospital, Nova Scotia Outcomes Measurement Project involved the introduction and education of hospital staff and physicians in the basic tools and methods available for outcome measurement tracking.

 

The Medicare Quality Indicator System is a program designed to facilitate collection of information for a variety of medical and surgical conditions, which will be used to develop risk adjustment models for the US Federal Government’s Medicare program.

 

*The Latin America Project involves the development of data bases in selected Latin American countries.  Data will be used to generate risk adjustment models and identify interventions.  Data will be collected following implementation of the interventions to assess their impact on outcomes.

 

*Evaluation of a Care Map for Community-Acquired Pneumonia Patients will study the impact of the implementation of a care map on quality of care and costs associated with the inpatient management of community-acquired pneumonia.

 

Spinal Stenosis Project objective is to design and establish a clinical measurement system within a multi-site facility in order to assess and monitor patient outcomes in order to determine the impact of surgery in spinal stenosis.  Methodology consists of regression analyses to determine the patient characteristics and process issues associated with better or poorer outcomes, as well as, an overall evaluation of the impact of spinal stenosis surgery on patient outcomes.

 

*Orthopaedic Surgery Project objective is to evaluate total hip replacement, total knee replacement, and osteotomy in patients.  Outcomes include health status at 6, 12, and 24 months post-operatively, as well as length of stay, adverse intermediate outcomes during stay, and adverse outcomes on follow-up, such as prosthetic failure.  Methodology involves the development of statistical models associated with the outcomes, including linear regression for continuous outcomes and logistic regression for dichotomous outcomes.

 

Clinical Indicator Information System Development (London Health Sciences Centre) involved the development of a plan to collect and summarize clinical and ancillary information from disparate systems to comprise a single Clinical Indicators repository, and develop the analytical tools required to monitor, interpret, and evaluate changes and trends.  The approach taken to achieve a Clinical Indicators repository was an analysis of existing database contents, identification of required data elements, development of appropriate data flow model, and design/develop database application to import, process, and summarize information.

 

* Note: working in association with the Case Mix Research Group