Signal Detection Reporting

Overview

Sentinel Signal Detection Reporting

HQI’s sentinel signal detection system automatically detects abnormal changes (i.e., signals) in the incidence of diagnosis codes from hospital discharge records in the Hospital Quality Improvement Platform (HQIP), as well as term frequencies from the Collaborative Healthcare Patient Safety Organization (CHPSO) safety reports.

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August 2021 Report

This is the second report from HQI’s sentinel signal detection systems. The top alerts for HQIP (July-November 2020) and CHPSO (October-December 2020) are as follows:

Quality Quarterly Article

Sentinel Signal Detection System Looks at Trends in Care  

This month, HQI is launching its first report of findings from the sentinel signal detection system, which automatically detects abnormal changes (i.e., signals) in the incidence of diagnosis codes from hospital discharge records in the Hospital Quality Improvement Platform, as well as term frequencies from the Collaborative Healthcare Patient Safety Organization safety reports.