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Computational intelligence for the Balanced Scorecard: Studying performance trends of hemodialysis clinics

Isabella Cattinelli, Elena Bolzoni, Milena Chermisi, Francesco Bellocchio, Carlo Barbieri, Flavio Mari, Claudia Amato, Marcus Menzer, Andrea Stopper, Emanuele Gatti
2013 Artificial Intelligence in Medicine  
Objectives: The Balanced Scorecard (BSC) is a general, widely employed instrument for enterprise performance monitoring based on the periodic assessment of strategic Key Performance Indicators that are  ...  Methods: Performance evolution is studied at the single-clinic level by computing two complementary indexes that measure the proportion of time spent within performance clusters and improving/worsening  ...  This motivated the introduction of computational intelligence techniques to complement the standard analysis already performed on the BSC data.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artmed.2013.04.005 pmid:23768423 fatcat:zcbt7y232faqjgwfkuwzh3wqbi

Opportunities for Scholarly Activities During Subspecialty Education: A Scorecard for Pediatric Fellowship Programs

George Lister, David K. Stevenson
2005 Journal of Pediatrics  
We thank the mothers and neonates who participated in this study and Julia Beutler, Larissa Feijo, Karla Gill, and Yanexy Vera for their help with participant recruitment and data collection.  ...  versions of this paper.  ...  Full Scale intelligence testing revealed average intelligence (45 th percentile). There was a minor discrepancy between his verbal (average range) and performance intelligence (lowaverage range).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2005.04.057 pmid:16027681 fatcat:seovvplecvbwdmy2hmkfjawev4

Implementation and Management of Strategies to Set and to Achieve Clinical Targets [chapter]

Bernard Canaud, Ciro Tetta, Daniele Marcelli, Guido Giordana, Stefano Stuard, Katrin Koehler, Flavio Mari, Carlo Barbieri, Miryana Dobreva, Andrea Stopper, Emanuele Gatti
2013 Hemodialysis  
Acknowledgement The authors are grateful to Ms Gerdi Klinkner for the revision of the text. Disclosure All the authors are full-time employees of Fresenius Medical Care.  ...  Implementation and Management of Strategies to Set and to Achieve Clinical Targets http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/53041  ...  In the context of the Balanced Scorecard, the available data are organized as vectors of KPI scores, one per clinic-month.  ... 
doi:10.5772/53041 fatcat:2i5hemz57zd6nkmfnruceg6bx4

Delivering Quality of Care while Managing the Interests of All Stakeholders

Andrea Stopper, Agnieszka Raddatz, Aileen Grassmann, Stefano Stuard, Marcus Menzer, Gernot Possnien, Laura Scatizzi, Daniele Marcelli
2011 Blood Purification  
Balanced Scorecard and Kaizen, to achieve these goals.  ...  Room for improvement exists: the possibility to extend the portfolio of service offerings within the comprehensive care frame, as well as the challenge for achieving a balance between the stability of  ...  The complexity of the model suggests that modern techniques such as computational intelligence or the use of neural networks could be useful.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000333829 pmid:22057008 fatcat:7eencil4mvfcrhwaksyobybhaq

Abstracts Presented at the Twenty-Fifth Annual International Neuropsychological Society Conference February 5-8, 1997 Ontario, Florida

1997 Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society  
Although frequently used in clinical evaluations of brain injury, the neuroanatomical systems responsible for intact functioning on the PASAT are not known.  ...  This study examined the in vivo use of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) for the evaluation of the neurotoxic effects of lead on the nervous system.  ...  Trends for improved time to com-plete the task and reduced number of errors were also evident.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1355617797000015 fatcat:yhkvplarurhd5hmjrafshedznq

40th International Symposium on Intensive Care & Emergency Medicine 2021

2021 Critical Care  
Methods: We performed a multicenter observational cohort study using data from 35.506 consecutive patients from 82 ICUs participating in the Dutch National Intensive Care Evaluation quality registry.  ...  Adjusted analyses of the relationship between BMI and in-hospital mortality within each cohort were performed using multivariable logistic regression.  ...  In case of clinical suspicion of infection RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 were performed. Results: A total of 119 bronchoscopies were performed in 81 mechanically ventilated patients during the time of study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13054-021-03769-1 pmid:34781995 pmcid:PMC8591444 fatcat:ornzgxr4lzhzxfoya72p6iq3pm

P072: The effect of infographic promotion on research dissemination and readership: a randomized control trial

S. Y. Huang, L. Martin, A. Chin, C. Yeh, H. Murray, R. Mohindra, W. B. Sanderson, T. M. Chan, B. Thoma
2018 CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care  
With the increasing volume of medical literature published each year, it is difficult for clinicians to translate the latest research into practice.  ...  Awareness is the first step of knowledge translation and journals have begun using social media to increase the dissemination and awareness of their publications.  ...  The objective of this study was to perform a summative evaluation of clinical staff during the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) of a simulated patient (SP) with AWS.  ... 
doi:10.1017/cem.2018.270 fatcat:uinfqr6kv5cvtelwxeegvhwy2m

Penilaian Kualiti Laporan EIA Dalam Aspek Kajian Hakisan Tanah [article]

Abdul Mahmud
2020 Figshare  
The scale of measurement 0 to 5 has been used to rating score quality for each item. 35 samples of EIA report for housing projects from the year 2012 to 2016 were evaluated.  ...  The study also identify that the quality of EIA report was very depend by the expertise of the consultant.  ...  the quality of higher education in the district Pringsewu Lampung Keywords: Keyword: Performance, Performance colleges, Balance Scorecard, AHP A.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12095736 fatcat:fzsit3wyqjc3fni4no4zzopz5e

Induction with Infliximab and a Plant-Based Diet as First-Line (IPF) Therapy for Crohn Disease: A Single-Group Trial

Mitsuro Chiba
2017 The Permanente Journal  
The American Cancer Society did not have any role in study design; collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; writing the report; or the decision to submit the report for publication.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are indebted to the anonymous reviewers for providing insightful comments and suggestions for improvements on an earlier draft of the manuscript.  ...  Transparent measures of performance were also available; several participants mentioned regular testing of competencies, and, at the unit level, balanced scorecards were used for performance management  ... 
doi:10.7812/tpp/17-009 pmid:29035182 pmcid:PMC5638637 fatcat:agul73c4z5cuvj2aizcu7ykedu

Full Issue Vol 1 No 2 (2012)

Harvard Deusto Business Research
2018 Harvard Deusto Business Research  
We position the performance measurement system, and especially the balanced scorecard, as a support tool for the strategic planning of destinations.  ...  To the extent that this is possible, the performance measures are selected and structured according to the patterns of the balanced scorecard.  ...  It consists in computing the internal rate of return (IRR) of the free cash flows and compare it with the gross yield-implied rate r.  ... 
doaj:596c1219f40540d08151003463c40cb1 fatcat:opuouobll5b2fh73pnyo6mjwvq

Frugal innovation for healthcare: strategies and tools for the identification and evaluation of frugal and reverse innovations in healthcare

Matthew Stewart Prime, Yasser Bhatti, Ara Darzi
2018
It has identified a cohort of 76 potential frugal innovations in healthcare suggesting that the FIH-ID tool is likely to be a valuable asset for similar studies in the future.  ...  This study presents the first application of a critical realist approach to innovation scouting.  ...  Monitoring Officers (MOs), and 3) by holding meeting of Clinical Quality Council (CQC) to review performance and output indicators and performance gaps identified at the clinic level. providing a variety  ... 
doi:10.25560/60586 fatcat:uoxg43ta7jgp5jhznbrdoujz4q