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due diligence

efforts made by responsible persons to prevent causing harm to others or their property or organization.

due diligence

Informatics A legal term for efforts to intercept potential problems before they occur–eg, monitoring for fraudulent claims, ensuring privacy and security under HIPAA, via audit trails, user authentication and access controls. See HIPAA.

due dil·i·gence

(dū dil'i-jĕns)
In health care, making certain that rules and procedures are followed to avoid harming patients and staff.
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The resources that each due diligence firm has at its disposal to devote to the project.
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The due diligence process must be thorough enough to ensure that you expose all potential disclosure items for proper consideration in the registration statement.