Global Quality Indicators for Primary Care Electronic Patient Records

  title={Global Quality Indicators for Primary Care Electronic Patient Records},
  author={Etienne De Clercq and Sarah Moreels and Viviane Van Casteren and Nathalie Bossuyt and Geert Goderis},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
Electronic Patient Records can be interfaced with medical decision support systems and quality of care assessment tools. An easy way of measuring the quality of EPR data is therefore essential. This study identified a number of global quality indicators (tracers) that could be easily calculated and validated them by correlating them with the Sensitivity and Positive Predictive Value (PPV) of data extracted from the EPR. Sensitivity and PPV of automatically extracted data were calculated using a… CONTINUE READING