An Approach Towards Information Quality Management of Electronic Health Records

Mohammad Mahdi Mahdavi Amjad, Kamyar Rasta, Martin Gerdes, Rune Fensli

Abstract

Electronic Health Records (EHR) management systems, have gained attention in many countries as public organizations working in health domain (such as hospitals and municipalities) use them to lift the quality of health care. EHRs are considered as the basis for establishing Health Information Service (HIS) systems. In spite of remarkable advantages of EHRs, the lack of quality metrics can reduce the efficiency of high level systems that are based on them. Particularly, it is smart to design a mechanism to assure the quality of data generated by sensors. In this paper, we propose an architecture in which EHRs are enriched with metadata to provide the information quality. Our architecture emphasizes on the quality of EHRs since we believe that the quality aspect of health records has not been contemplated in many commercial systems. We utilize some quality dimensions to produce the total quality metric. Moreover, we show that this architecture can provide quality-based systems with more appropriate inputs.

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Mahdavi Amjad M., Rasta K., Gerdes M. and Fensli R. (2014). An Approach Towards Information Quality Management of Electronic Health Records . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-010-9, pages 270-275. DOI: 10.5220/0004752402700275


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@conference{healthinf14,
author={Mohammad Mahdi Mahdavi Amjad and Kamyar Rasta and Martin Gerdes and Rune Fensli},
title={An Approach Towards Information Quality Management of Electronic Health Records},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={270-275},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004752402700275},
isbn={978-989-758-010-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)
TI - An Approach Towards Information Quality Management of Electronic Health Records
SN - 978-989-758-010-9
AU - Mahdavi Amjad M.
AU - Rasta K.
AU - Gerdes M.
AU - Fensli R.
PY - 2014
SP - 270
EP - 275
DO - 10.5220/0004752402700275