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The DRIP effect

27 June, 2013 (10:03) | CCIO, Codes, Data quality, EPR, Initiatives, Patient-Centered Care, primary data, secondary data, SNOMED, workload | By: Helga Perry

DRIP = Data Rich, Information Poor. We’ve long argued that too much effort is wasted on poor quality data for admin purposes, and so much good money has been thrown after bad over the years. The recent CCIO Round Table report from the Royal College of Surgeons and E-Health Insider makes interesting reading.  It recognises the need in […]

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Benefits of EPR – am I missing something?

24 August, 2010 (11:14) | EPR, SNOMED | By: Helga Perry

I recently completed one of the NHS Connecting for Health e-learning modules on SNOMED CT. They give you some questions to test your knowledge & understanding. One question was: Two benefits of having an electronic patient record are they can be transferred and are understandable. I answered TRUE – surely transferability (interoperability) and being understandable […]

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