data integrity

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data integrity

A dimension of data contributing to trustworthiness and pertaining to the systems and processes for data capture, correction, maintenance, transmission and retention. In clinical research, the FDA requires trustworthiness of data relied on to determine safety and efficacy of therapeutic interventions, and establishes guidance and regulations concerning practices and system requirements needed to promote an acceptable level of data integrity.

Key elements
Security, privacy, access controls, a continuous trail from capture to archive, stability (of values and attribution), protection against loss or destruction, ease of review by users responsible for data quality, proper operation, validation of systems, training of users.

data integrity

In an electronic health record, the accuracy of data and the assurance that the data have not been altered or corrupted
See also: integrity
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To describe the algorithms which offer different alternatives to the Message Integrity Problem, the following convention has been used: let R be the message receiver process that will migrate from processor Pi to processor Pj, and let S1, S2, .
We have studied by sequential simulation and implemented in a parallel machine, six algorithms with different characteristics to handle this problem, which we have called the Message Integrity Problem.
The second step in PEM message processing begins with the calculation of the message integrity code (MIC).
To provide data origin authentication and message integrity, and to support nonrepudiation with proof of origin, the MIC must be protected in a fashion that binds it to the message originator.