data element


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data element

EBM
A structured item characterised by stem and response options, with a history of usage that can be standardised for research purposes across clinical studies conducted by and for NIH.

Informatics
(1) For XML, an item of data provided in a mark-up mode to allow machine processing. The mark up or tagging facilitates document indexing, search and retrieval, and provides standard conventions for insertion of codes.
(2) The smallest unit of information in a transaction.
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In the next step, the recommended data elements were mapped to the common international coding systems used in Iran.
As such, ascribing the root cause of the authors' clerical errors--in turn inferred indirectly from the number of amendments to the synoptic report--solely to the number of data elements in synoptic reports is questionable and might have been confounded by other underlying variables; for instance, an increase in the number of cases per pathologist/transcriptionist, loss or replacement of local expertise, or change in practice patterns.
where [Y.sub.j] is the value of the jth data element in [G.sub.i + 1], [Z.sub.j] is the restored value of [Y.sub.j], [D.sub.j] is the recovered difference between the jth data element and the j-1 th data element in [G.sub.i + 1], and [D.sub.j] is the expanded difference between them.
CMS is building a code set library of sorts, the first comprehensive collection of data elements to reach across the links in the LTC chain.
Second, because two of the 56 grantees did not report data during the period of data collection, the nationwide IIS participation rates for children aged <6 years and completeness of core data elements might be underestimated or overestimated.
Guideline 20 consists of many sections describing the process of using Use Cases to derive the Data Elements needed for HVAC&R.
The SOA governance mechanism will issue documents that explicitly identify what offices are responsible for maintaining each individual data element. In general, data maintainers will be able to ensure that a specific spreadsheet, for example, is kept current with the correct values and stored in a specific server directory.
* The National Automated Clearing House Association recently adopted new required data elements for non-U.S.
The following question was one of eight contained in a four-page questionnaire, the wording of which was identical to that of the previous surveys, thereby minimizing variances in interpretation: "Please indicate which of the data elements listed below are contained in your firm's computerized database and used by the transportation/distribution function." A list of 23 data elements followed and the respondent was asked to check either "Yes" or "No", depending on whether the data elements were or were not contained in their computerized database and used by the transport/distribution function.
As part of forward engineering, the business requirements gaps, technical requirements gaps, and data element quality are evaluated to determine the "migratability" and "integrability" of migration systems forming the basis of economic justification to forward engineer specific systems.
In this study, we referred to the node that was associated with the specific data as the data element and to the node for accessing the data as the high level data hierarchy.
GAO reported in April 2007 that the eight case study hospitals visited used six steps to collect and submit quality data, two of which (steps 2 and 3) involved complex abstraction--the process of reviewing and assessing all relevant pieces of information in a patient's medical record to determine the appropriate value for each data element. The six steps were (1) identify patients for whom the quality data should be submitted, (2) locate needed information in the medical records, (3) determine the appropriate value for each data element, (4) transmit the data to CMS, (5) review reports to ensure acceptance of the data by CMS, and (6) supply copies of selected medical records to CMS for data validation.

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