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Benchmarking: It's All About Performance

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Benchmarking in healthcare offers a practical way of measuring and comparing services. It can help improve performance, set standards of excellence and identify gaps in learning. Benchmarking is a powerful management tool that was originally developed to maintain high standards in industry.

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Benchmarking in healthcare offers a practical way of measuring and comparing services. It can help improve performance, set standards of excellence and identify gaps in learning. Benchmarking is a powerful management tool that was originally developed to maintain high standards in industry. Although a relatively new initiative for many healthcare organisations, benchmarks are now rapidly gaining recognition as a useful tool to help ‘shine a light’ on critical areas of nursing. It’s the process of establishing a high standard of excellence by regularly comparing healthcare services with best practices from other institutions.

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Anne Watkins
Anne is a freelance lecturer and medical writer at Mind Body Ink. She is a former midwife and nurse teacher with over 25 years’ experience working in the fields of healthcare, stress management and medical hypnosis. Her background includes working as a hospital midwife, Critical Care nurse, lecturer in Neonatal Intensive Care, and as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for a company making life support equipment. Anne has also studied many forms of complementary medicine and has extensive experience in the field of clinical hypnosis. She has a special interest in integrating complementary medicine into conventional healthcare settings and is currently an Associate Tutor, lecturing in Health Coaching and Medical Hypnosis at Exeter University in the UK. As a former Midwife, Anne has a natural passion for writing about fertility, pregnancy, birthing and baby care. Her recent publications include The Health Factor, Coach Yourself To Better Health and Positive Thinking For Kids. You can read more about her work at www.MindBodyInk.com.
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