Common Framework Resources for Implementing Private and Secure Health Information Exchange: T5- Background Issues on Data Quality


Publication Date: April 2006

Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation. Connecting for Health

Author(s): Connecting for Health Policy Subcommittee

Research Area: Health; Media, telecommunications, and information

Keywords: Personal health record (PHR); Health Information Technology; Public Health

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


A review of the potential dangers posed by incomplete and inaccurate health care data. Suggests mechanisms that could be developed and implemented to address these issues. Emphasizes accountability among those responsible for the reliability of the data.