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Process variation monitoring for healthcare organisations

EasySPC is a Microsoft certified Power BI custom visual that enables you to create Statistical Process Control (SPC) Charts using your own data.

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All the industry standard Statistical Process Control (SPC) run and control charts designed in an easy-to-understand and use format. EasySPC is a Simple, Powerful, and Compliant solution for healthcare data and informatics teams.

What is EasySPC?

Designed by healthcare professionals, optimised for process-driven environments

EasySPC from BCN helps organisations use Statistical Process Control (SPC) to monitor process variation and act quickly to identify any potential bottlenecks in processes or operational activites.

Developed in line with IHI (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) guidelines for all healthcare environments to ensure best practice, and with options to use NHSI Making Data Count icons.

Benefits of EASYSPC

Statistical Process Control doesn’t need to be complicated

EasySPC is designed and developed with both end users and report creators in mind. From the intuitive user interface and seamless user experience, EasySPC helps you to focus more time on the things that matter most.

  • IHI compliant

    EasySPC is developed in line and is compliant with the Institue for Healthcare Improvement SPC rules.

  • Save time and resources

    EasySPC will reduce technical resource requirements by automating the recalculation process.

  • Access to all

    Enables business users to easily and quickly set/ reset baselines.

  • In-built analytics

    'Near real-time' data analysis to support forward planning.

  • Unlimited charts

    Create an unlimited number of SPC charts and create control charts for all levels across an organisational structure.

  • Optimised UI design

    Giving users easy access to the top 6 features and simple limit recalculation.

CUSTOMER INSIGHT

Deploying EasySPC at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

With a passion for improvement – of child health and delivery of care – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has employed groundbreaking research, relentless innovation and much compassion to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients and their families.

Click the link to hear from Sherry Colliatie, Director of Data Management and Visualisation, as she explains how EasySPC enables full performance transparency across the entire site.

Features of EasySPC

Real time reporting for boardroom insights

Partnering with the East London NHS Foundation Trust, our experts have developed EasySPC to address the unique challenges that healthcare organisations face. Everything about our solution has been designed with the healthcare end-user and report creators in mind.

If your organisation needs SPC Charts to produce board reports or operational reports, EasySPC is the only tool on the market that enables you to easily achieve this. EasySPC allows you to be flexible with your charts and achieve real-time reporting.

All the features you need:

  • Create Run, C, U, U’, P, P’, T, G, XmR, XbarS charts

  • Intelligent, guided chart selection wizard, so you know which chart to use

  • Easy-to-use menus, a click away. Support setting and resetting baselines, recalculating limits, annotations, target lines

  • Automatic highlights of non-random and special cause variation

  • Toggle sigma 1 and 2 on or off

  • Add icons for the desired direction of travel and MDC (Making Data Count)

  • Up-to 100 customisable setting to create your own EasySPC templates

  • Exportable to PDF and PowerPoint

Product listing

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Customer success stories

See how EasySPC has transformed healthcare organisations like yours

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Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Alder Hey and Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Trust needed to roll out Power BI across the joint analytics team. Our solution helped key stakeholders utilise and adopt Statistical Process Control (SPC) charts much more easily and efficiently for their monthly Integrated Performance Reports.

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  • EasySPC
  • Healthcare
  • Power BI

East London NHS Foundation Trust

East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT) is renowned across the UK’s public health sector as a pioneer of continuous quality improvement. ELFT now uses SPC Charts to provide its teams with intelligent insights in near real-time to support the prediction of future trends, the identification of variations and data-informed decision-making.

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  • EasySPC
  • Healthcare
  • Power BI

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Connecting multiple data sources and transforming the way their performance data is collected, presented, disseminated, and analysed, BCN harnessed Power BI to link the Trust’s data sources and create near real-time data visualisations for 250,000 outpatient appointments.

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Our solutions

Digital solutions to achieve your healthcare ambitions

BCN’s comprehensive range of digital solutions will help you achieve your ambitions. View our featured products and services for the healthcare sector below.

  • Public View

    Our benchmarking tool and analytics service that connects hundreds of public data sources and presents them in an intuitive dashboard for fast paced environments, such as board meetings and performance review meetings.

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  • Data Warehousing for ESR

    No matter where your data is pulled from, BCN will collect and consolidate your data by placing it in a central repository, structuring it so you can base your decisions on your own data. Find out more about BCN’s approach for Azure Data Warehousing for ESR below.

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  • Power BI

    From source to report. Rapid projects with delivery designed from our best practice approach for Power BI with fixed budgets. Make faster decisions with the abilitiy to access and analyse your patient data in real time, on the go.

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  • Power Apps

    Got specific challenges that need addressing? With BCN’s Microsoft Power App capabilities we’ll take your ideas and turn them into reality. Low-code, rapid, cost-effective solutions for healthcare.

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why bcn?

Building trust through exceptional managed services

Our people and partnerships, end-to-end capabilities and experience in the healthcare sector places BCN in a unique position where we are able to get to the hear of the challenges you face. Our growing team of professionals are on-hand to support your organisations digital transformation journey.

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  • 80+

    NHS Trusts

    Working with NHS Trusts across the UK since 2008, we understand the challenges and the opportunities presented for the healthcare sector.

  • 400+

    Accredited Staff

    Our growing team of IT experts are leaders in the field and have the accreditations and exams to prove it.

  • 98%

    Customer retention rate

    Our industry-leading customer retention rate is a direct result of the leading services we provide ever single day.

FAQs

EasySPC Frequently Asked Questions

Our EasySPC expert team answer some of the most frequently asked questions on SPC and EasySPC. Got another question? We’re here to help.

  • What is Statistical Process Control?

    Statistical Process Control is the use of analytical tools that plot data over time to help users visualise variations in their data. Understanding these variations helps guide decision makers to take the best course of action to standardise their data.

  • What makes SPC effective?

    SPC process improvement is effective because it enables users to easily see whether or not an implemented change has resulted in improvements. By employing SPC software rules to data, users are able to tailor SPC charts to the specific process they are measuring.

  • Can my business use SPC?

    SPC has been implemented across numerous service oriented industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, financial services and public services. However, any organisation that uses repetitive processes would be appropriate for implementing SPC software. So long as you have measurable products or processes, SPC can be applied.

     

  • What is the difference between common and special cause variation?

    Common cause variation are causes that are inherent in a system over time. Common cause variation falls within the control limit (within the UCL and LCL) of a control chart, and shows a process is stable over time.

    Special cause variation are causes that are not part of the process or product methods, but arise due to specific circumstances. Special cause variation are the assignable causes of variation in a process and the focus of process improvement.

     

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