- Meeting abstract
- Open Access
TRANSFoRm Data quality tool
© Verheij; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2015
- Published: 22 May 2015
- Primary Care
- Blood Glucose
- Data Quality
- Smoking Status
Data quality, primary care databases.
As computerisation of primary care facilities is rapidly increasing, a wealth of information is created in routinely recorded electronic health records (EHR) that can be used and is already used for research purposes. However, we need to be able to assess whether the data these primary care databases contain is ‘fit for purpose’.
In the TRANSFoRm project an axiomatic approach was developed that started with defining purpose and population, followed by the definition of a set of metrics for data quality described in terms of completeness, accuracy, correctness and consistency.
Members of the TRANSFoRm project; the tool will be built into the TRANSFoRm query workbench.
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