MONAHRQ: Input Your Data Output Your Web site (Text Version)
MONAHRQ: Input Your Data. Output Your Web site.
From Data to Information to Action
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Hospital discharge data are already being collected → Hospital discharge data can generate valuable health care information. Underneath this text are the following boxes:
- Quality of care in hospitals.
- Utilization and costs in hospitals.
- Rates of diseases in particular areas.
- Rates of procedures in particular areas.
- Preventable hospital stays suggesting breakdowns in primary care.
→ Information can be used to make decisions.
How to Use MONAHRQ
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Download the free MONAHRQ software from AHRQ's Web site → Load hospital discharge data and/or Hospital Compare measure results → Select data analysis and Web site options, and run MONAHRQ → MONAHRQ generates your Web site onto your own computer → Host your MONAHRQ Web site as you prefer:
Internal: better understand your data and answer questions.
Private: provide a password-protected site for member organizations.
Public: report healthcare information to the community.
MONAHRQ 2.0.1 → MONAHRQ 3.0
- Re-organized style.
- CMS Hospital Compare.
- Enhanced graphics.
- Complete statistics.
- User can input DRGs.
- Save modified data.
- Additional QI measures.
- Update ancillary files.
MONAHRQ 3.0 Workflow Panel
Import hospital discharge data → Inpatient Discharge Data Task Menu
Add Hospital Compare data (optional) → Hospital Compare Reports, Define Regions & Hospitals, and Database Manager Task Menu
Generate a Web site → Website Creation Task Menu
Supplemental and diagnostic reports → Reports Task Menu
Help and user support → Tools Task Menu
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MONAHRQ 3.0: Import DRGs with Discharges
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MONAHRQ 3.0: Export Hospital Attributes Data
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MONAHRQ 3.0 Load Saved Hospital Attributes
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MONAHRQ 3.0 Reporting Web site
- Hospital Quality Ratings.
- Maps of Avoidable Hospital Stays.
- Hospital Utilization.
- County Rates of Hospital Use.
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Select a Hospital and DRG
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View DRG Statistics by Hospital
Image: Screen shot of the MONAHRQ Web site "Statistics for Hospital 24 for Major joint replacement or reattachment of lower extremity (DR 544) MD, 2006" page is shown.
MONAHRQ: Near-Term Enhancements
- Strategic coordination with evolving health quality measurement and reporting.
- Increased usability and stability.
- Add new measures and topics.
- Consult users for desired changes.
For more information or to visit our live demo site: http://www.monahrq.ahrq.gov
For technical assistance or to join the MONAHRQ mailing list e-mail: email@example.com