Unique benefits across the whole organisation
Although CRAB has its roots in surgical audit, the breadth and quality of information now provided means that the benefits are relevant to a wider audience than simply clinical staff.
CRAB analysis can be tailored for use by senior management and hospital executives to gain an independent view of the quality of care across multiple sites.
Care commissioners can use in-depth CRAB analysis as a more relevant alternative to the published SHMI and HSMR data.
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CRAB provides a fair, representative system for monitoring and demonstrating the quality of patient care.
CRAB enables quality measurement via a web-based system that uses the hospital’s own coding data.
Objective analysis of risks and outcomes informs mortality and morbidity reviews.
Better analysis and benchmarking enables clinicians to review coding.
Capture data for practice audit, research and peer review, appraisals and revalidation.