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data integrityA dimension of data contributing to trustworthiness and pertaining to the systems and processes for data capture, correction, maintenance, transmission and retention. In clinical research, the FDA requires trustworthiness of data relied on to determine safety and efficacy of therapeutic interventions, and establishes guidance and regulations concerning practices and system requirements needed to promote an acceptable level of data integrity.
Security, privacy, access controls, a continuous trail from capture to archive, stability (of values and attribution), protection against loss or destruction, ease of review by users responsible for data quality, proper operation, validation of systems, training of users.
In an electronic health record, the accuracy of data and the assurance that the data have not been altered or corrupted
See also: integrity