Data redundancy is a problem for many facilities, especially those converting from legacy system to newer updated system. With the medical record increasing in scope more and more information is being entered at each visit in each department. What long-term implications could this redundancy have on an organization? Why do we need data standards in relation to electronic health records?
Data redundancy is a condition th is created in a database or data storage system which hold the same amount of data in two separate locations. This can happen in two separate fields with a single database or also in two different places in various software environment. The challenges that comes with this repetition