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Hierarchy Data Completeness and Semantic Convergence

March 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on Hierarchy Data Completeness and Semantic Convergence
Filed under: Data Analysis, Data Governance, Data Profiling, Identity Resolution 

Yesterday, Henrik Liliendahl Sørensen posted an interesting entry about data profiling, data values, and corresponding quality and completeness of the hierarchies associated with the data domain values used within a data set for any particular data element’s populated values. I’d like to jam along with that concept with respect to a conversation I had the other day that was essentially about capturing and tracking spend data, although the context was capturing and reporting the aggregate physician payments made by a pharmaceutical (or other covered manufacturer) to specific practitioners.
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