record linkage

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rec·ord link·age

a method of assembling the information contained in two or more sets of medical records, or a set of medical records and vital records such as birth or death certificates, and a procedure to ensure that each person's records are counted only once; facilitated by a unique numbering system such as the Hogben number to identify people with precision.
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matchIT contact essentially uses the same matchIT deduping engine, but we weren't able to customize any of the settings.
It's an intelligent deduping software package that does what it's supposed to do and it does it very well.
With 4.1.0, the company hopes to further cement its reputation as the leader in integrated content delivery by offering state-of-the-art Multifile and Deduping capabilities unequalled in the information services industry.
Deduping allows them to remove duplicates from the resulting search set before viewing, saving, or printing the set.
"Multifile and Deduping are among the most significant enhancements ever made to Ovid's search-and-retrieval capabilities," said Joe Paulsen, Ovid's vice president of technology.
control number deduping is not necessarily an indication of poor performance.
It includes non-MARC to MARC conversion, retrospective conversion, deduping, merging of holdings and local data, bibliographic upgrading, authority control, item record conversion and smart bar-code generation and ongoing database updating.
MARS is a comprehensive database preparation and authority control service that includes non-MARC to MARC conversion, retrospective conversion, deduping, merging of holdings and local data, bibliographic upgrading, authority control, item record conversion and smart bar code generation, and ongoing database updating.
He also managed in the middle of his talk to add to my list of "funny" information words such as "disambiguating," "deduplicating" (now "deduping"), and "disintermediating." Sifonis "automates" after which he "informates".