Simple Data Collection Planning (link)
Institute of Healthcare Improvement (IHI)
Simple data collection planning ensures that the data you collect for performance improvement are useful and reliable, without being unnecessarily costly and time-consuming to obtain.
Simple data collection planning has a variety of benefits:
- It helps to ensure that the data gathered contain useful information
- It prevents errors that commonly occur in the data collection process
- It saves time and money by preventing the need for repeated data collection attempts