Quality of healthcare data has become an increasingly important strategic issue in the United Stated healthcare delivery system.
Drawing on course readings or outside scholarly sources, answer the following:
- How is quality of healthcare data defined? In terms of accuracy, completeness, or relevance?
- If there are multiple or conflicting definitions of quality, in your opinion, which is the best definition?
- What are the factors that contribute to poor data quality in a healthcare database?
- In your opinion, which of these factors is the most important to address first?
Support your answers with references (APA style), examples, and clearly written rationales.