Appendix D: TPS Tools for Structured Observation
Intermountain's TPS structured observation tools include 3 elements:
- A training document, entitled Front-Line Activities in Acute Care: Recording and Reviewing Structured Observation Data, that describes how observations should be performed and recorded.
- A hard-copy Observation Flow Sheet, that the observer uses to manually record observations at the worksite; and
- A set of Microsoft Excel® spreadsheet templates, to store results and provide summary data.
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AHRQ Publication No. 08-0096-EF
Final Contract Report: Cost of Poor Quality or Waste in Integrated Delivery System Settings. AHRQ Publication No. 08-0096-EF, September 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/costpqids/