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What departments or other agencies would need to be informed of the following situation?
Agnes Gibbons was admitted through the hospital's emergency department in congestive heart failure. During her admission, she was asked to verbally acknowledge whether her demographic data were correct. MS. Gibbons did so. Extensive diagnostic tests were done, including radiology studies. It was later discovered that all of MS. Gibbons's information had been entered into another client's file.

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Asked by Ivancruz, Last updated: May 20, 2020

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered Feb 05, 2017

Information quality is ensured when measures to protect it are an integral part of its collection, use, storage, retrieval, and exchange.In this case storage of the collected information was placed into a wrong file.

Data integrity strategies should provide safeguards against data manipulation or deletion, and entry of fraudulent facts.

Hebda, Toni Lee; Czar, Patricia. Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (5th Edition) (Page 70). Pearson HE, Inc.. Kindle Edition.
 

shoppingmikayiri

Shoppingmikayiri

Answered Feb 05, 2017

Information quality is ensured when measures to protect it are an integral part of its collection, use, storage, retrieval, and exchange.In this case storage of the collected information was placed into a wrong file.

Data integrity strategies should provide safeguards against data manipulation or deletion, and entry of fraudulent facts.

Hebda, Toni Lee; Czar, Patricia. Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals (5th Edition) (Page 70). Pearson HE, Inc.. Kindle Edition.
 

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