Assessing the quality of data entry in a computerized medical records system

Mark R. Dambro, Barry D. Weiss

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Abstract

A primary care university clinic discovered major errors in its medical records after instituting a computerized medical records system. A quality assessment tool was devised to measure the error rate and provide clues to the sources of these errors. During the implementation of this tool a marked reduction in data entry errors occurred suggesting its use had a positive impact on our medical record quality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-187
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Medical Systems
Volume12
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Information Systems
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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