EHR

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Completing Charts in the EHR????

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Read the attached article

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The following quote from the article mentions a problem with data entry errors that directly affect the performance of the EHR system.

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“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.”

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Questions for discussion:

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  • How do you think “garbage in, garbage out” can be avoided?
  • How can the source of the inaccurate data be identified?

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