Healthcare leaders today face unprecedented pressures to improve performance across a broader set of dimensions. Reflecting this challenge, the set of initiatives underway in most organizations has increased, but questions persist regarding whether the initiatives chosen are the right ones, what results are being achieved, and whether results are ambitious enough for effective enterprise performance improvement now and going forward.

Better analytics can provide answers to these questions but have been lacking to date in most organizations. This white paper describes a new means to get the right comparative information to the right person at the right time. This approach enables executives, managers, and performance improvement teams to identify critical improvement initiatives, track progress toward their goals, address barriers, and enhance organizational performance.