Read the following article:
The following quote from the article mentions a problem with data entry errors that directly affect the performance of the EHR system.
“If information is entered incorrectly on the front end the HIM department has additional clean-up on the back end, ‘It is “garbage in, garbage out,’ Bell notes.”
Questions for discussion:
- How do you think “garbage in, garbage out” can be avoided?
- How can the source of the inaccurate data be identified?