This discussion does not get into any of the emotional, political or economic reasons and is limited to typical business drivers of price, data quality, processing turn-around time, data security, technology etc.
Data Entry is required to transcribe the data from the Test Requisition Form into the Laboratory Information Management System. To reduce cycle time for the specimen test process data entry much must be done quickly and accurately. You do not want the lab to be waiting on data entry to be completed. As long as volume of tests is small data entry tasks are manageable but what if the volume exceeds a few hundred tests every day. You want all the data to be keyed- accurate addresses, accurate data for billing and accurate data on tests to be performed.
Public Opinion Surveys from more than a hundred different cities and counties across the country come to ARDEM for Survey Data Entry and Survey Processing.
How Do You Deliver Success in Public Opinion Survey Data Entry?
Outsourcing Data Entry Service is a natural and logical choice.
In my last article I asked-When was the last time you baked your own loaf of bread? Or, stitched your own clothes? Or grow your own food? We really would never think of doing any of these because it is more efficient use of our time to buy the bread from the grocery, or buy the dress at the store. In effect we are quite happy outsourcing these tasks.
How Do You Deliver Success when the data entry service is outsourced to you?
The task of data entry in itself is relatively straight forward. Data which exists on a form needs to be keyed to a digital format. This is done by a data entry operator transcribing data from the form into a digital file.