PathworX: an informatics tool for quality improvement

J Ozbolt, G Brennan, I Hatcher
2001 Proceedings. AMIA Symposium  
To optimize quality of care while conserving resources requires the right information and the right organizational processes. PathworX, a care management and documentation system developed at Vanderbilt, coordinates interdisciplinary care based on evidence-based best practices and provides information about the achievement of patient care goals as an indicator of quality. Using data about goal achievement and resource consumption in a process of continual quality improvement enables hospital
more » ... ts to reduce waste while improving patient outcomes.
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