(Louisville, KY – January 15, 2013)  Beginning Wednesday, February 20, 2013, HEALTHCAREfirst‘s Deyta will host the first of a three-part educational webinar series focusing on quality measurement statistics and analysis.

Presented by Deyta’s Director of Education and Data Analytics, Becky Van Vorst, “An Introduction to Statistics and Analysis for Quality Measurement” will offer attendees a fundamental understanding of quantitative statistics including the terminology and analyses commonly used in quality measurement.

“An Introduction to Statistics and Analysis for Quality Measurement” includes the following three sessions:

  • Session 1: The Numer-WHAT? A Review of the Terminology
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
  • Session 2: Painting a Picture with Descriptive Statistics
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
  • Session 3: You Say Dāta and I Say Dăta: When Differences Matter
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm EST

The cost to register for all three sessions in the educational webinar series is $234* and includes a complimentary video recording of each session. Along with gaining insight on leveraging quality measurement statistics to improve clinical outcomes, attendees will learn about: different types of data; why proper classification matters; appropriate uses of descriptive statistics; and, knowing when more complex inferential statistics are necessary.

This educational opportunity is highly recommended for any hospice or home health executive or quality professional who wants to better understand quality reporting requirements to interpret their internal and external results and make more informed decisions.

This webinar series promises to be worth its weight in statistical analysis!

To register for Deyta’s three-part educational series, please visit our Webinars page.

*A separate “Introduction to Statistics and Analysis for Quality Measurement” series is being offered exclusively to Deyta clients at no additional cost. If you are a Deyta client and would like to register for the complimentary series, please contact connect@healthcarefirst.com.