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Overview

Validating data from Health IT systems is the cornerstone of effective Health IT Enabled QI. Ensuring that Health IT-generated reports and data reflect an accurate picture of the care and outcomes of your population ensures that data is actionable for quality improvement, monitoring as well as many other purposes. This validation must be ongoing as system , provider, workflow, and other changes, can all impact accuracy of data. This section provides worksheets, guides, and tips for validating data.

Data Accuracy Resources
Health Center Data Validation Tool
Health Center Data Validation Tool

Health Center Data Validation Tool

This Excel-based tool is designed to support validation of EHR reporting for the Adult BMI clinical measure by comparing results from EHR to results from chart reviews or examination of underlying data. This assists in identifying specific data elements that are not being captured appropriately, either as a result of workflow or EHR report logic, and thereby effecting compliance rates. 

Data Report Audit Tool
Data Report Audit Tool

Data Report Audit Tool

This tool is a template that health centers can use or modify to audit reports for accuracy and to resolve any issues identified in the process. It is intended to assist health centers in ensuring they have accurate reporting and a process to resolve issues.

NPDB Technical Assistance Webinar: Health Center Attestation
NPDB Technical Assistance Webinar: Health Center Attestation

NPDB Technical Assistance Webinar: Health Center Attestation

Starting in August, a process called attestation will begin, during which Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) and FQHC look-alikes will verify that they have submitted all reportable clinical privileges actions to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). They will be asked to do this as part of their organization’s registration renewal.

Health Datapalooza
Health Datapalooza

Health Datapalooza

The 8th Annual Health Datapalooza is the gathering place for people and organizations creating knowledge from data and pioneering innovations that drive health policy and practice. Registration is available for attendance via webinar and in-person.

Acknowledgements

This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ Center staff with guidance from HITEQ Advisory Committee members and collaborators of the HITEQ Center.

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