The Data Driven Doctor

A Dose of Data a Day Keeps Physicans Au Fait

Rob Davis
Contributor: Rob Davis
Posted: 02/22/2011

In a new column launched this week, Rob Davis, Executive Director of the US-based Outpatient Quality Improvement Network, looks at how medical benchmarking and dashboards can help doctors make better decisions in patient care.

If you ask a physician how many of their hypertensive patients have blood pressure levels under control, the likely response is, "at least 90%." But the actual data suggests the control rate is much lower.

Rob Davis
Contributor: Rob Davis
Posted: 02/22/2011