Category: data quality

  • Better care starts with better patient identity management

    No healthcare organization is immune to the problem of bad data. One in five patients has found errors when looking at their electronic health record (EHR). This includes incorrect information about their diagnosis, medications, test results and more. If the data held in patient records is incomplete, inconsistent, or inaccurate, this can lead to poor […]

  • 4 ways to strengthen digital patient access

    In November 2020, Experian Health conducted a survey to capture consumer and provider attitudes regarding patient access. At the height of the pandemic, patients welcomed telehealth services and maintained their distance from hospital waiting rooms. Providers scrambled to implement and provide digital services that would help them maintain quality care for their patients. In June […]

  • How a clinical metadata repository can help with data quality

    Metadata comes from multiple sources and can be stored in different places, systems, and networks. It’s hard to track it down. When files are updated, new versions are created. So how do you know if you’ve got the latest version? How do you know if the quality is good enough? The easiest way is to […]