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Appendix C. Questionnaire for Site Visits
- Provide an overview of your system including all data
elements collected, key staff, and approximate cost.
- Is your system Web-dependent? Telephone?
- Explain your system's data management.
- Is your bed availability data element binary (yes/no) or
- What types of beds do you offer data fields
- Are these specified as staffed or un-staffed?
- Does your system include a patient tracking feature?
often is the data updated?
- Does your system incorporate geospatial elements?
- If so, where do you get the data?
- What do you have in place to prevent data entry errors
(ie. trend analysis, caps on entry fields)?
- Do you include data dictionaries to describe the data
entry field to the user?
- Where and how many States use your system? Regions?
- What is the incentive for hospitals to participate?
- Does your system operate on a secure server?
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