Recommended Requirements for Enhancing Data Quality in Electronic Health Records

A report prepared for the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology by RTI International for a project involving three tasks:

(1) develop recommendations for functional requirements for EHR-S that would enhance data by reducing the incidence of improper payment and assisting in fraud management,

(2) validate the recommendations through public comment, and

(3) work with appropriate HIT organizations to encourage adoption of the recommendations.