Pediatric Analytic Solutions

CHA's Pediatric Analytic Solutions deliver integrated pediatric data sets not available elsewhere.

The association offers the following suites: Financial and Operational, and Care Services. They enable hospitals to accelerate decision making and development of strategies that lead to clinical, financial, and operational improvement.

Financial and Operational Suite

Aggregate financial /operational data allow hospital leaders to assess improvement strategies that cover a range of uses, such as:

  • Develop strategies to improve operating margin
  • Improve productivity by evaluating peer staffing strategies
  • Identify reimbursement strategies by service line and/or population health groups
  • Identify staffing to volume improvements

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL ANNUAL BENCHMARK REPORT (FORMERLY ANNUAL SURVEY)

This resource represents the core financial, operational and utilization hospital-level data. Children’s hospitals are able to analyze trends and benchmark against peer groups. Benchmark data are available to all hospitals as part of their CHA membership.

PROSPECTSM

New in 2016, this program offers more timely and relevant inpatient nursing, department and hospital-level information to assist decision makers, finance and operation leads in assessing cost improvement strategies with integration of patient care metrics. Three options offered: 

  • Hospital Essentials — formerly Pediatric Analysis and Comparison Tool (PACT)
  • Nursing Essentials — formerly Clinical Productivity and Staffing Program (CPSP)
  • Nursing Essentials+ — new Summer 2016 offering

COMPARE Surgical Services

This comparative database is used by more than 30 children’s hospitals to identify, define and benchmark operational performance indicators specifically for surgical services.

REVENUE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

This comparative data program contains blinded reimbursement and cost data that can be used to identify managed care contracting opportunities. The online reports provide flexibility in evaluating many patient population characteristics and identifying contributing factors that impact reimbursement and cost challenges. Our modeling reports offer the ability to estimate the impact of reimbursement changes.

Care Services Suite

This suite enables hospitals to evaluate care delivery and advance population health. It also allows clinical and quality leaders to:

  • Identify, quantify and analyze resource utilization variation
  • Develop care guidelines to ensure quality metrics are achieved
  • Conduct health services research specifically for pediatric populations

PHISSM

This comparative pediatric database includes clinical and resource utilization data for inpatient, ambulatory surgery, emergency department and observation unit patient encounters for 49 children's hospitals.

INPATIENT ESSENTIALS (formerly Case Mix)

This program helps hospitals compare their inpatient population to peer groups for benchmarking on key measures such as case mix index, readmissions, average length of stay, cases, charges/cost, mortality and more.

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL NEONATAL DATABASE (CHND)

This highly detailed clinical outcomes database improves quaternary care for infants in children's hospital NICUs.

PEDIATRIC QUALITY MEASUREMENT SYSTEM (PQMS)

This application for pediatric quality core measures is used to report ORYX® core measure sets on a quarterly basis to The Joint Commission.

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