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DATA QUALITY TIP #1 – STATE CERTIFICATION NUMBER It is our goal to collect the highest quality EMS data possible. While collecting perfect data of any type is impossible, the Office of EMS strives to meet the same standards as other health care re...
DATA QUALITY TIP - "DATA QUALITY REPORT CARD" For the next "Data Quality Tip" we wanted to introduce the new "Data Quality Report Card" that we have been awaiting to be added to our system. The report card will provide you with a comprehensive look ...
DATA QUALITY TIP - AGE OF PATIENT Did you know? Besse Cooper was born on August 26, 1896 and is the oldest validated person to have lived in the United States. She died at the age of 115 years and 141 days. Did you know? The oldest person transpo...
DATA QUALITY TIP #2 - PROVIDER FIRST font-size: medium;">This week's quality tip will help you build upon last week's tip that checked if your agency is reporting certification numbers correctly. Remember it doesn't matter what software you use for yo...
DATA QUALITY TIP #3 - HEIGHT OF FALL This week's quality tip will help you to ensure your agency is accurately reporting the height of falls. As you can see in Figure 1 below, falls represent a disproportionately high number of patients entered into...
We currently do not have an validation rule written into the XSD that requires a date of birth be entered. In the case of an unknown date of birth I would recommend leaving it empty and just submitting the estimated age as the age of the patient. This ...