clinical outcomes

Omaha System Workshop Hosted by Champ Software

Champ Software will host the May 22 Omaha System Workshop! This is an introductory or refresher workshop that includes discussion and practice applying the Omaha System to case study data (see sample case studies on www.omahasystem.org). These events are scheduled and conducted by Karen S. Martin on behalf of the Omaha System and are hosted at various locations across the country.

By |2019-03-25T17:30:54-05:00May 22nd, 2019||0 Comments

Omaha System International Conference

Champ Software will have a booth at the Omaha System International Conference again this year and we would love to connect with you! Nicole Sowers, Champ Software COO, will be speaking during the Friday morning session on "Adding Value to the Team," on chief health strategists and other trends in public health. About the Conference: [...]

By |2019-03-25T17:33:34-05:00April 4th, 2019||0 Comments

Kitsap County Public Health District: Success in Measuring Outcomes

Kitsap Public Health District serves the population of Kitsap County, Washington (about 254,000 people, as of the 2013 census). Kitsap Public Health District has been a client of Champ Software since 2005. At a Champ Software Expert Webinar held in April, 2016, Suzanne Plemmons, MN, RN, PHCNS-BC, and then-Community Health Director (since retired), along with [...]

By |2017-11-13T10:37:29-06:00March 1st, 2017|Customer Success Story|0 Comments

Why Pathways?

Clinical pathways have been widely used by since the 1990’s as a means to provide structured plans of client care based on best practices and clinical and program guidelines. When designed and used properly, they provide a powerful means to enhance quality and efficiency of care and to measure and improve client outcomes based on [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:31:02-05:00August 31st, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Demonstrating the Outcomes of Your Services at Every Level

Today’s fiscal constraints and emphasis on accountability push us to demonstrate the outcomes of our services at all levels: individual, family, group, community, system. This is a daunting task. Agencies using Nightingale Notes EHR and the Omaha System have an advantage because the Omaha System has a built-in outcomes component that can be applied to [...]

By |2017-08-10T12:24:16-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Preparing our Future Leaders: Outcome Driven Data!

I recently took part in my third year of guest lecturing a course for the Nursing PhD program out of Ohio State University with Dr. Vicky Elfrink. The assignment was to develop interventions for a population based on the data gathered from an electronic health record that is using a standardized language. In this case, [...]

By |2017-08-10T10:45:23-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments

Why Evidence-Based Care Plans?

Did you ever have to write a patient care plan in nursing school? Most of us went through that painful proccess, and I think writing lengthy patient care plans ‘from scratch’ is considered an essential part of nursing education even today! Recently I had an ‘ah ha’ moment about student care plans – and all [...]

By |2018-06-25T06:36:04-05:00March 6th, 2012|Blog Expert|0 Comments