Journal article

Improving a Secondary Use Health Data Warehouse: Proposing a Multi-Level Data Quality Framework

Sandra Henley-Smith, Douglas Boyle, Kathleen Gray

eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes) | Ubiquity Press, Ltd. | Published : 2019


Background: Data quality frameworks within information technology and recently within health care have evolved considerably since their inception. When assessing data quality for secondary uses, an area not yet addressed adequately in these frameworks is the context of the intended use of the data. Methods: After review of literature to identify relevant research, an existing data quality framework was refined and expanded to encompass the contextual requirements not present. Results: The result is a two-level framework to address the need to maintain the intrinsic value of the data, as well as the need to indicate whether the data will be able to provide the basis for answers in specific a..

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