clinical outcomes

Standardized Terminology Gives Public Health a Voice: An Interview with Karen S. Martin

COVID-19 has turned eyes towards public health like never before. Knowing what an opportunity this is for public health to help communities recognize the value their local health departments provide as well as shine a spotlight on the services offered by public health, we thought we'd interview Karen Martin about standardized terminology, such as the [...]

By |2020-11-24T15:54:08-06:00May 19th, 2020|Standardized Terminology, Uncategorized|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

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
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