By Shannon Roznoski, Director, Product Management
Edit checks are a great mechanism to improve data quality within an electronic data capture (EDC) system. There are many benefits to creating them in electronic case report forms (eCRFs) such as real-time feedback for site staff as they enter data, early resolution of data discrepancies, and automated review, allowing monitors and data managers to focus on more complex review tasks. Since programming edit checks takes time and resources, it’s important to ensure the effort invested maximizes the benefit and reusability of each edit check. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when writing edit checks in eCRFs.