Submission Type

Original Report

Comments/Overview of Submission

This is the initial draft of the data quality reporting framework white paper developed by the DQC. The objective of this activity is to develop a consensus-based set of recommendations that improve the reporting of data quality for studies that use observational clinical and administrative data (aka secondary data use) and to ensure transparency and facilitate best practices in secondary data use.

Comments are requested on:

  • clarity of the content;
  • suggestions for topics, issues, or other items that should be addressed;
  • strengths and weaknesses of the arguements presented; and,
  • general reactions to the paper.

Comments and suggestions may be provided by downloading the document and submitting a new version, and/or submitting a comment on the main DQC writing collaborative page. For more information or to learn how you can get involved in the DQC, please contact