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Implications of Inaccurate Patient Data in Health Care

How might inaccurate data captured during the inpatient encounter result in harm to the patient? How can such errors be minimized?

For your organization, how is the data that is collected daily mainted to ensure it is of the highest quality possible?

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Data inaccuracy is becoming an increasing concern for hospital personnel, as it leads to the inability to keep a consistent view of the patient. Data inaccuracy can include inconsistent and invalid patient personal information, as well as financial information. Data inaccuracy issues usually begin during the registration process as a result of various factors, such as the patient receiving prior services through multiple access points (outpatients, emergency room, etc...) through which the registration process was ...

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Inaccurate patient data is a major problem for medical providers. Some solutions are discussed below.