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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Using Technology to bring and maintain improvements in systems of care (UIHS Warner Mtn)

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  • We improved Report Data Quality
  • The EHR implementation was a catalyst for improving clinic workflow, data entry. Organizational attention and resources were focused on data quality and report accuracy.
    • Bring accurate data from paper/legacy system to Preload EHR
    • Train all staff at point of data entry
    • Coding training for providers
    • IHS indicators defined, mapped verified in Next Gen
      • (Indicator definitions (codes, lab values, etc.) Identify data fields or create new fields, write report, test report, verify data,
  • We created Custom SQL Next Gen Reports to maintain existing reporting capabilities.
    • Registration, Visit, Workload, Diabetic Audit, Immunization Report, GPRA report
    • Individual Diabetic Audit Flow Sheet, NG Diabetic Audit monthly report in use by diabetes case management team has already resulted in improvement of diabetes indicators at UIHS
    • UIHS OB report EDCs, prenatal care in multiple facilities, deliveries in two hospitals

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