Completing Charts in the EHR    

 

Read the attached 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?