Written by: Center for Care Innovations

From Tactics in Technology, Chapter 4 of the 5 part Building a Data-Driven Culture: A Video Learning Series.



Chapter 4: Tactics in Technology

Data is the heartbeat of improvement science, and technology is integral to collecting, communicating and working with data. This section explores the tactical and technical issues of the data driven culture.

Data and Improvement Tactics

Improvement advisor Jonathan Merrell explores fundamental principles of using data for improvement.

  1. 3 Types of Data and Their Uses
  2. Using Run Charts to Maximize Learning
  3. Qualitative vs. Quantitative Data
  4. Using the PDSA Model for Improvement
Data Visualization
  1. 12 Tips for Data Visualization
All About Dashboards

Jerry Lassa, principal at Data Matt3rs, walks through the essentials of building and using dashboards.

  1. What are Dashboards and Scorecards?
  2. Dashboard Design Features
  3. Selecting a Dashboard Tool
  4. Who Gets (Or Uses) Dashboards?
  5. Dashboards in Action (currently viewing)
  6. Advanced Statistical Analyses
Technology Trends

A look at the landscape of tech, tools and trends for healthcare analytics.

  1. Technical Solutions for Analytics
  2. Technical Architecture for Analytics
  3. Precise Registries for Population Health Management