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About Crimson Continuum of Care

Compelled to engage physicians in performance improvement—but how?

A number of forces—from risk-based payment to increased regulatory requirements—are pushing hospitals to engage physicians in performance improvement. The opportunities to reduce unnecessary variation in physician practice are clear. Yet, few hospitals are giving physicians the data needed to elevate performance, and those that do often encounter considerable physician skepticism.

What is Crimson Continuum of Care?

Crimson dashboardCrimson Continuum of Care, part of the Crimson Clinical Advantage suite of offerings, places credible, severity-adjusted performance profiles directly in the hands of physicians, enabling the hospital–physician collaboration needed to advance quality goals and secure cost savings.

We take a multifaceted approach to performance improvement, combining business intelligence technology with dedicated implementation support and best practices in physician alignment.

Learn More About How Crimson Can Help You

Provide physicians direct access to cost and quality data

Reduce unnecessary variation in clinical practice

Build the infrastructure for clinical integration

Meet the Joint Commission’s OPPE mandate

Our Services

Comprehensive, intuitive technology

At the core of our solution is a business intelligence platform that aggregates data from across the continuum of care to create comprehensive physician performance profiles. The technology offers:

  • Visually intuitive displays designed to engage physicians
  • A full range of cost, quality, and utilization measures
  • Seamless integration of inpatient, outpatient, and ambulatory data
  • Proven methodology for severity-adjusting data
  • Access to patient-level details for further analysis
  • Proven foundation for clinical integration programs

Outcomes-focused dedicated advisor support

We pair every Crimson member with a dedicated advisor, who functions as both educator and analyst, integrating the technology into performance improvement activities and medical staff culture through:

  • Ongoing identification of improvement opportunities
  • Hands-on support to engage clinical leaders and physician users
  • Access to hundreds of best practices in physician alignment
  • Annual value reports that instill accountability for organizational progress

National network of like-minded hospitals

Members join a rapidly expanding national cohort of progressive institutions eager to share best practices and fuel success. We provide frequent shared learning and networking opportunities, including:

  • Two-day physician executive intensive orientations for clinical leaders
  • Annual performance summits focused on cohort best practices and recent research findings
  • Webconferences profiling member successes and highlighting product enhancements
  • White papers featuring “best of” case studies and member-driven insight


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