PROSPECT

Our enhanced financial and operational children’s hospital data program, PROSPECTSM, helps you develop appropriate staffing standards, reduce costs and maintain viability in the marketplace – while still delivering quality patient care. Our robust, timely data support effective peer benchmarking and learning better performing practices. 

We offer flexible participation options that match any children’s hospital organizational structure – whether you have inpatient nursing units only or a complete array of pediatric-focused services.

Participation options

Nursing Essentials 

Nursing Essentials Plus

Hospital Essentials

Gain insights regarding inpatient and emergency department (ED) staffing by comparing your organization with leading  children’s hospitals.
Identify department-focused financial and operational improvements by creating custom benchmarking for your pediatric business.
Uncover financial and operational improvements at both the department and hospital levels to enhance overall organizational performance
  • 20+ types of inpatient nursing units plus the ED
  • Basic department-level analytics
  • Unblinded peer comparison
  • Quarterly manual data submission
  • Integrate PHIS and Inpatient Essentials
  • ~100 department types available for revenue producing areas
  • Advanced department-level analytics
  • Unblinded peer comparison
  • Quarterly electronic data submission
  • Integrate PHIS
  • ~180 department types available for revenue and support areas
  • Advanced department and hospital-level analytics
  • Unblinded peer comparison
  • Quarterly electronic data submission
  • Integrate PHIS and Inpatient Essentials

Reporting topics

 

Nursing Essentials 

Nursing Essentials Plus 

 Hospital Essentials

Productivity 
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Skill mix
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Volume trends
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Revenue/expenses
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Dept. profile
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Hospital rollup
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Patient metrics
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HR metrics
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Staffing
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Expenses
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HR metrics aggregated
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Income statement

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Balance sheet
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Eligibility and enrollment

New hospitals can join the program at any time. For more information, email analytics@childrenshospitals.org.

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Success Stories

The comparison of four staffing criteria from PROSPECT identified high-performing pediatric EDs.

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