limited data set


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limited data set

The minimum necessary and sufficient information about a patient's medical care (e.g., dates of admission and discharge from hospital; the patient's dates of birth, death, and age; and the zip code in which the patient resides). Under regulations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), data that reveal more about a patient (e.g., name, address, social security number) cannot be divulged in communication between health care agencies or professionals without the patient's explicit approval.
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Geographic data: A limited data set can include town, city, state and ZIP code, but no street address.
Other unique identifiers: "A limited data set can include any unique identifying number, characteristic, or code other than those specified in the list of 16 identifiers that are expressly disallowed.
The appearance of quantitative risk management was a charade, based on absurd assumptions and limited data sets.
The exposure assessments often rely on point estimates or distributions obtained from limited data sets that may not be appropriate to the populations of interest for that assessment.
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And, for health plans that are already beginning to use data mining to serve and monitor at-risk populations based on limited data sets, the need for value should provide even greater incentive for deeper, more complex data mining once clinical information becomes available.
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Unlike legacy security products that simply rely on log files, netflow or other limited data sets to generate an alert-based method of analysis - NetWitness harnesses the forensics power of a full packet capture infrastructure to provide application layer content and context to the security professional.
Unlike multidimensional OLAP (MOLAP) products -- which offer high performance, but handle limited data sets -- or relational OLAP (ROLAP) products -- which handle large data sets, but suffer from poor performance -- Pilot Decision Support Suite's hybrid solution offers both high performance and the ability to analyze large data sets to manage all of an organization's divergent analytical needs.
Unlike multidimensional OLAP (MOLAP) products -- which offer high performance, but handle limited data sets -- or relational OLAP (ROLAP) products -- which handle large data sets, but suffer from poor performance -- PDSS' hybrid solution offers both high performance and the ability to analyze large data sets to manage all of an organization's divergent analytical needs.
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