When Premium Patient Care Comes Down to Data Quality

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Providing premium patient care is as much about providing sound medical information, diagnosis and treatment as it is about data quality. When data quality management is lacking, there are issues that may call data integrity into question. In this respect, data quality management is a best practice that any modern health organization needs to implement, especially with regard to any …

Take Our Word for It: Deduplicating Data Points Becomes More Important as You Grow

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You have reams of data few people have looked at, no time allocated to clean it and not enough space to store it. Does this sound familiar? If you own or work in a small, growing company, these may be challenges you face every day, and they are only going to become bigger as your company expands. To counter this …

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Entity Resolution or Identity Resolution? Here Is How We Distinguish the Two.

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By Dr. John R. Talburt Does your organization use data for analytics? Are you trying to? Does your company use internal and/or external data for marketing campaigns, cross sell opportunities or customer analysis of any kind? If your business, institution, or organization is involved in the process of data management or data integration, key people in the organization should understand …

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The Top 5 Questions We Get Asked the Most About Master Data Management

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If your company collects data about your customers, your sales, or your marketing efforts, master data management (MDM) should be on your to-do list. Challenges like security leaks and imperfect MDM systems are probably holding you back—but if you are not sure how to manage your data, here are answers to the top five questions we hear when it comes …

4 Facts About Entity Resolution That Should Keep You Up at Night

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Entity resolution is the vital process of identifying, grouping, and linking digital records. For example, you may have several different versions of your name, address, and phone number in different locations. Entity resolution software for big data simplifies this information. Yet the process is not easy, and can easily go awry. Here are four facts about entity resolution that may …

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Newsflash: Data Governance Is Not Just an IT Problem

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Poor data can affect an organization at every level. Supply-chain management, e-commerce, enterprise systems and CRM all rely on accurate and complete data to operate at a high level. But often, data governance strategy is perceived to be an IT tool. In reality, poor data affects every department. Poor data means missed sales opportunities, forgotten discounts for orders, inaccurate job …

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5 Critical Components of MDM in EHR

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Master data management (MDM) is a clear necessity in the healthcare industry—accuracy is paramount where health is concerned—but that does not mean that just any MDM system will do. There are two types of data management in healthcare: identity data, which looks at patient and provider information, and reference data, which focuses on order sets like procedure codes. There are …

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How Can You Know if HiPER Is Right for You?

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Choose Right Proprietary Data Management System Today, implementing the right clinical data management solutions is critical. But how do you know what those are? High Performance Entity Resolution (HiPER) software is an advanced entity resolution solution that can provide configurable and accurate data management. When you evaluate HiPER, we will work with you to define a test scenario that uses …

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Why We Aren’t Writing a ‘2017 Big Data Trends’ Think Piece

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Moving Past Trends If you are looking for theory and conjecture concerning your data, you can find it quite easily. There is no shortage of people claiming to know the “latest big data trends of 2017.” But do they really help you in moving forward with your data in 2017, or will you just be right back at square one six months …

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Do You Know How Many Customers You Really Have?

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Without proper customer master data management, it can be difficult to determine the scale and type of client that you have or that you wish to acquire. One of the major problems with tracking customers is trying to determine how to improve poor data quality: without data that is clean and accurate, a company faces communications bottlenecks that can eventually …