Quality Investigator

Measure, compare, benchmark and analyse mortality rates and other indicators of quality.

The fastest, smartest and easiest way to measure your clinical outcomes.

Quality Investigator is Dr Foster’s leading global product. It enables users to easily measure, intelligently compare, benchmark and analyse mortality rates and other indicators of quality such as long-length of stay and readmission rates, to help healthcare organisations improve clinical quality and patient safety.
With market-leading risk-adjustment methodologies, intuitive interface design and the ability to drill-down right into granular patient-level detail, it’s the fastest, smartest and easiest way to measure your clinical outcomes.

Measure performance

Understand your organisation’s relative performance for key risk-adjusted mortality measures, versus peer groups that you determine

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Intuitive and configurable

Intuitive and configurable dashboard with an intuitive, user-friendly interface displaying the key information you want, and acting as a launch-pad to detailed analytical analysis or patient records

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"We find Dr Foster’s combination of knowledgeable experts and powerful tools, like Quality Investigator, enormously helpful in our work to improve the quality of care we are providing to our patients. With Dr Foster’s help we’ve made significant progress in understanding quality and its drivers, and identifying how we can make sustainable improvements in our hospitals. Dr Foster’s insightful analysis, practical recommendations and ongoing support help us extract maximum value from our data, and their impact is far-reaching.”

Dr Jeremy Rushmer, Medical Director, North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust, UK

  • Measure performance

    Understand your organisation's relative performance for key risk-adjusted mortality measures

  • Monitor outcomes

    Monitor monthly variations in outcomes and respond swiftly to address them

  • Identify improvement opportunities

    Identify specific opportunities to improve the delivery of care and drive improvement initiatives

  • Drill down to patient level

    Drill down to patient-level detail to review clinical records underlying the headline indicators

  • Explore key indicators

    Explore mortality ratios plus other key indicators such as readmissions, length of stay, day case rates and patient safety indicators

“This tool is so clear and easy to use that our clinicians are really keen to start building their own specialty dashboards.”

Dr Natasha Robinson, Consultant Anaesthetist / Associate Medical Director, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust, UK

  • Intuitive and configurable

    Intuitive and configurable dashboard with an intuitive, user-friendly interface displaying the key information you want, and acting as a launch-pad to detailed analytical analysis or patient records

  • Measure performance

    Risk-adjusted aggregate measures of hospital performance alongside statistical process control charts including funnel plots and Cumulative Sum charts (CUSUM)

  • Reporting and data export

    Presentation-ready reporting and printing through data export in various forms

  • Customisable

    Customisation functionality to reflect your organisation and your preferred areas of focus – by site, diagnosis group, procedure and consultant

  • Adjustable thresholds

    Adjustable thresholds for CUSUM, making alerts and monitoring more relevant to your needs

“Works quickly, and gives good information directly.”

Dr Martin Farrier, Assistant Medical Director, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust, UK

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