Monthly Archives April 2016

Clinical data entry for the 100,000 Genomes Project

Next Wednesday I will sit down with a colleague from Genomics England (GEL) and undertake a data entry blitz on upwards of 50 families recruited to the 100,000 Genomes Project.  The data will be transcribed from the patients’ paper records into an electronic database administered by GEL.  The pile of paper records is quite substantial (see illustration below).  The size of the pile has focussed the mind somewhat, and I would like to argue in this article that data should be collected from patients in the clinic electronically and in a way which is compatible with other formats, including the
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