After you select the right metrics for your dashboard, the next step is to think about how you’re going to get the data you need into the dashboard.
Move Toward Structured Physician Documentation: Read this resource to learn about the main causes of poor-quality documentation and how you can improve quality data collection at your organization.
Improve Efficiency of Data Abstraction: Examine this resource to learn about how you can improve the efficiency and automation of your data abstraction tools by creating simpler ways for abstractors to access and search patient health data.
Ensure Robust Data Collection Process: The oncology service line’s multidisciplinary nature and outpatient orientation hinder oncology programs’ ability to collect and report quality data. Use this resource to learn how to address those challenges and improve your program’s data reporting process.
Getting Started on Data Governance: Use our Health Care IT Advisor’s action planning tool to learn how to organize and manage data to optimize its use for operations and analytics and bolster IT efforts to maximize value from IT-related investments.
The Seven Simple Principles of Health Care Data Governance: Read this report to learn how to implement effective data governance practices to ensure data’s accuracy, completeness, and consistency of use throughout your organization.
Compendium of Dashboard Platforms: Read this guide for an overview of general and oncology-specific third-party dashboard platforms that can help automate all or part of the dashboard data collection process.
Develop an Integrated Data Warehouse: Read this study chapter to understand the benefits of a data warehouse and see two approaches to developing one.
Business Intelligence and Analytics in Health Care: Use our Health Care IT Advisor’s cheat sheet to understand what business intelligence is, how it is applied in health, why it’s important, and how it affects health care providers and IT leaders.
Build a team responsible for data collection: Read this case study to learn how one health system overhauled their data analytics infrastructure to provide dedicated support for collecting data for the cancer service line.
Cancer Workforce Planning Discussion Guide: Use this discussion guide to have a collaborative conversation with your HR colleagues about the changes occurring within cancer care and how they will impact cancer center staffing needs.
Move Toward Real-Time Quality Tracking: Read this report to learn more about collecting and leveraging quality data, and how your organization can strive toward real-time quality tracking.
Oncology Business Plan Template: Download and customize this tool with organization-specific information and data to help you make the case to executives for cancer program investments, such as dedicated analytic support.
Sample Job Descriptions for Analytic Support Roles: Download these job descriptions to guide the design of analytic support roles for the oncology service line at your institution.