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bee86 Wed 27-Jan-16 16:14:16

Afternoon guys!

There are two questions which will be asked in an interview I'm attending. I am not sure what type of answer I should give. The job is for a Clerical Assistant in a hospital. Anyway the questions are:

"Can you tell me the importance of Data Quality"

"Can you tell me the different pathways a patient may take to get an appointment in the NHS"

Any feedback would be appreciated.

Thanks smile)

StealthPolarBear Wed 27-Jan-16 16:15:49

Good quality data is essential for tracking performance, measuring outcomes and therefore the basis for making change.

bee86 Wed 27-Jan-16 16:21:19

Thanks. I thought maybe it meant the patients data? Like the impotance of inputting their details accuratly.

StealthPolarBear Wed 27-Jan-16 16:29:16

I suppose it's the same answer. Data is collected for a purpose. Good data quality helps fulfil that purpose. Below a certain treshold of quality rhe data will be useless.

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