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Data Quality

Data Quality Overview

  • Oregon's Data Quality Control Plan (January 2007)
  • Proposed Laboratory Review Schedule (September 2004)
  • Data Review Plan (September 2004)


  • State and LHD Data Review Tools

  • Laboratory Review File (example data file for review by state and local public health)
  • Error Report Instructions (April 2006) used to report issues discovered during review of the lab data files
  • Summary Error Report Form (September 2004)
  • Completed Summary Error Report Form Example
  •  Notification of Missing/Incomplete Record (October 2005)
  • Complete and fax to 971-673-1100 Attention: ELR Project to report problems with ELR data such as:
  • Missing/incorrect value in lab report received from ELR (e.g., missing DOB or DOB after test date)
  • A report you received directly from a lab has not yet appeared in via ELR data
  • Completed Notification of Missing/Incomplete Record Form Example


  • Submission of Laboratory Review Files

  • Format Guidelines for Lab Review File: How to format the lab data file for review
  • Detailed Feedback for Labs (example): A sample of the detailed feedback form completed with test data
  • Summary Feedback for Labs (example): A sample of the summary feedback form completed with test data


  • Data Quality/Transmission Notices

  • Chronological list of notices sent by ELR to Lab participants
  • Chronological list of notices sent by ELR to State participants