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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Form APAC-5: Research Application for Limited Data Sets. Available at: www.oregon.gov/oha/OHPR/RSCH/docs/All_Payer_all_ Claims/APACS_v2015_1.4.3.15.pdf.
Partners Human Research Committee describes a limited data set as "personal health information that excludes the following direct identifiers of an individual or of relatives, employers or household members of the individual" (6) (see Table 1).
On the times series data (catch and effort), surplus-production models have popularly been known used fish stock assessment (Prager, 1994; Quinn and Deriso, 1999; Prager, 2002) added that surplus-production models have been proven to be very useful in management of fish stocks, because these models are simple and can work on limited data sets such as catch, effort or CPUE (catch per unit effort) data.
* make publicly available limited data sets of BrokerCheck information on individuals, similar to what is currently provided by the Securities and Exchange Commission through the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure site;
To meet this standard, it is important that clinical data warehouses are capable of providing data in a variety of ways including fully deidentified data sets, limited data sets, and fully protected health information data sets.
Generally, they are large and heavy, designed for single-part use, involve long lead times to obtain, and produce limited data sets. Make any engineering changes to the part or try to correct any dimensional shortcomings to the fixture, and you're in line for the tedious but necessary process of grind, check, grind, check and repeat until satisfactory.
As recently as a couple of decades ago, empirical analysis was informed by relatively small and limited data sets.
A new report, "Science in Action," presents the findings from this probe, revealing that fourth-, eighth-, and twelfth-grade students can conduct science investigations using limited data sets, but many students lack the ability to explain results.
The appearance of quantitative risk management was a charade, based on absurd assumptions and limited data sets. Unfettered risk-taking grew unchecked, as upper-middle managers were happy to trade the reputation capital of their firms for the potential of short-term gains for themselves.
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.
* Privacy policies should be designed to avoid disclosures of this nature whenever pos- sible through de-identification and limited data sets. Disclo- sures related to research are likely to be the most commonly encountered disclosures requi- ring authorization.
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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