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Data Makes the Difference: The Smart Nurse’s Handbook for Using Data to Improve Care

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Data Makes the Difference: The Smart Nurse’s Handbook for Using Data to Improve Care
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Did you know that the data used for measuring and safety purposes actually comes directly from the information on patient care you document daily? You generate the data — now it’s time to own it!

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Paperback
ISBN:
9781558106116
Pages:
115 pages
eBook
ISBN:
9781558106123

Did you know that the data used for measuring and safety purposes actually comes directly from the information on patient care you document daily? You generate the data — now it’s time to own it!

Data Makes the Difference: The Smart Nurse’s Handbook for Using Data to Improve Care helps RNs like you understand how to use accurate and meaningful quality and safety data in your practice.

It demystifies data and counters the negative, incorrect perception that nurses can’t use it to drive patient care. It also empowers you to become confident and comfortable in using quality and safety data to demonstrate the contributions of nurses to patient-centered outcomes.

After reading Data Makes the Difference: The Smart Nurse’s Handbook for Using Data to Improve Care, you will be able to:

  • Comprehend quality data and quality measurements.
  • Utilize data to inform patient care and track outcomes.
  • Understand the future directions in the use of quality data: EHRs, telehealth and eMeasures.
  • Know how nurses lead through data use and interpretation.
  • And much more!

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Kimberly S. Glassman

PhD, RN, NEA-BC

Senior vice president, Patient Care Services, and CNO

Dr. Glassman joined NYULMC in 1978 as a senior staff nurse and rose steadily through the ranks, holding key leadership roles before assuming her current position in 2010. She is also the associate dean for Partnership Innovation at the New York University College of Nursing.

Peri Rosenfeld

PhD

Director of Outcomes Research and Program Evaluation for the Departments of Nursing

Peri Rosenfeld, PhD, has over 25 years of experience in health services research and program evaluation, and has published and presented widely on quality, informatics and research topics. Dr. Rosenfeld joined NYU Langone Medical Center as the director of Outcomes Research and Program Evaluation for the Departments of Nursing in 2013. Prior to joining NYU Langone, Dr. Rosenfeld was a senior evaluation scientist at the Center for Home Care Policy and Research at the Visiting Nurses Service of New York from 2006-2012.

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Nurses today seek to understand why data are collected and how data are used to improve health care quality and safety while reducing costs of care. This book is a clear, concise overview of how data are created and how they increasingly shape the world in which nurses practice. It will inspire many to greater accountability for patients, communities and systems of care.
We are in an emerging era of metric-driven, accountable care, and quantitative outcomes [ensure] the presence of core excellence. Nursing’s contributions through performance metrics provide evidence of the impact of nursing on the patient experience, the health of the practice environment, and clinical practice processes and outcomes. Glassman is right, data makes the difference. This text should be required reading for those engaged in quantifying the impact of teamwork on patient safety, clinical outcomes and the emergence of nurses as designers of high-quality, effective patient-centric teams

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