x'13' (19): Comparative [hospital] data retrieved with on-line system (1987)

posted Mar 15, 2014, 5:58 PM by Jeff Ogden   [ updated Jun 13, 2014, 12:10 PM ]
June 1987

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BaseLine, an on-line interactive and comparative data product from the Commission on Professional & Hospital Activities (CPHA), is helping health care companies stay competitive with user-friendly comparative data. The product taps into CPHA's national database and the Michigan Terminal System, allowing health care companies to compare trends, patterns, and individual performance.

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One way they do this is through BaseLine, an on-line interactive and comparative data product from the Commission on Professional & Hospital Activities (CPHA). The system is designed to provide users with on-line access to their own data and to normative data from CPHA's large national base of hospital discharge data (over 300 discharges). Using the Michigan Terminal System, the mainframe at the University of Michigan, hospitals can quickly and inexpensively compare their own performance with CPHA's norms, look for overall trends and patterns and analyze individual patient records and physician activities.

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