Pediatric Analytic Solutions

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Let data drive your decisions

Leading a children’s hospital is hard work. Let us make identifying improvement opportunities easier.

When it comes to using comparative data to identify improvement opportunities, it’s important to focus on hospitals and patient populations like yours.

Kids need their own care. And pediatrics needs its own data tools.

That’s why we created a suite of pediatric-specific data and benchmarking solutions with children’s hospital needs in mind.

Through CHA’s Pediatric Analytic Solutions, you can contribute to a growing pediatric data set to benchmark against the nation’s top children’s hospitals.

Making data-driven decisions means comparing against not just any hospital, but the right ones.

Pediatric Analytic Solutions

Find solutions to your biggest challenges. With CHA’s suite of data solutions, you can:

  • Benchmark against peers by hospital type, location, patient population and other criteria. Some programs allow you to choose and view specific hospitals.
  • Network with high-performing hospitals and those having similar challenges to strategize on improvement efforts.
  • Leverage reports that are designed for children’s hospitals, using pediatric-specific measures and methodology.
  • Attend web-based training to understand how to maximize the value of your data.
  • Identify trends and their root causes.
  • Identify areas of clinical, financial, and operational improvements to implement solutions.
  • Influence public policy and advocacy initiatives.

What data insights are you looking for?

Take your data to the next level by pairing a financial and operational program with a clinical data set.

Children's Hospitals Annual Benchmark Report

Available to all CHA members as a benefit of membership.

  • Benchmarks more than 400 core utilization, financial, operational and characteristic data points.
  • Easy to run standard reports.
  • Blinded peer comparisons.
  • About 150 children’s hospitals participate annually

Pediatric Health Information System® (PHIS)

Includes clinical and resource utilization for inpatient, ambulatory surgery, ED and observation patient encounters, plus:

  • Over 100 standard reports and ad-hoc reports allowing you to customize to your specific patient population and measures.
  • Unblinded peer comparisons.
  • 50 participating hospitals.
  • You can participate in collaborative research initiatives.
  • Data is updated monthly.

Inpatient Essentials

Includes inpatient and observation patient encounters, plus:

  • Measures most requested by leadership, including case mix index, length of stay and readmissions.
  • Ideal for hospitals with limited analytic resources.
  • Intuitive standard reports that allow you drill into specific patient populations and/or export into spreadsheets.
  • Blinded peer comparisons.
  • Reports include data from more than 70 participating hospitals.
  • Data is updated monthly.

PROSPECT(SM)

Measures unit-specific financial, staffing and operational performance, plus:

  • Standard reports with the ability to choose specific hospitals to benchmark against.
  • Unblinded peer comparisons.
  • Flexible participation options for children’s hospitals of varying size and structure.
  • More than 55 participating hospitals.
  • Data is updated quarterly.

Revenue Management

Measures financial performance using reimbursement and cost data, plus:

  • Standard reports and modeling reports to assist in estimating the effect of reimbursement changes.
  • Blinded peer comparisons.
  • More than 15 participating hospitals.
  • Requires participation in PHIS or Inpatient Essentials to connect patient population characteristics.
  • Data is updated annually.

COMPARE Surgical Services

Measures operational performance for surgical services, plus:

  • Standard reports with the ability to choose specific hospitals to benchmark against.
  • Unblinded peer comparisons.
  • More than 30 participating hospitals.
  • Data is updated twice a year.

Claims and Health Analytics Resource Tool (CHART)

Measures health and well-being of children’s hospital employees to identify trends and anticipate spend trajectories, plus:

  • Standard and ad-hoc reports.
  • Blinded peer comparisons. Unblinded peer comparisons available with super-user access.
  • 15 participating hospitals.

Participating children’s hospitals in CHA’s Pediatric Analytic Solutions represent more than 80% of the top 20 US News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals and 75% are magnet recognized.

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