As part of the electronic health record (EHR) implementation process, it is necessary to ensure that the quality of data in the current systems is of high quality.
- Discuss the importance of data quality, and give 3 examples of how to ensure quality data. (Examples include no duplication, no missing data, no data errors, and so on.)
- What can be done to keep quality data? (Examples include tracking errors, tracking problems, consistency checks, and so on.)
- Describe 3 characteristics of quality data that include the following: relevancy, granularity, consistency, accuracy, comprehensiveness, accessibility, timeliness, precision, and currency.