Reviewing the data: what ORYX means to you.Hosp Case Manag. 1998 Oct; 6(10):195-6, 201-2, 207.HC
The role of case managers in reviewing and analyzing outcomes data as part of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations' ORYX initiative is often neglected. Case managers who become involved in reviewing ORYX data should first find out who the data vendor is and what methods are used for severity adjustment or risk adjustment. Information from ORYX can be used to evaluate areas of potential improvement in the case management program and identify ways to refine and add to existing clinical pathways.