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Common Data Definition

November 20, 2013  |   Posted by :   |     |   Comments Off on Common Data Definition»


Definition: The agreed upon and vetted written description and meaning of the data element or data field. The use of common data definitions provide an additional level of interoperability. (As defined by the SIF Association.)

What This Means: This is simply the official definition that has been agreed upon for a data element to ensure that everyone using the element has a common understanding of the intended definition.


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