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data bank

or da·ta·bank  (dā′tə-băngk′, dăt′ə-)
1. See database.
2. An organization chiefly concerned with building, maintaining, and using a database.

data bank

1. (Communications & Information) a store of a large amount of information, esp in a form that can be handled by a computer


or da′ta base`,

a collection of organized, related data, esp. one in electronic form that can be accessed and manipulated by specialized computer software.
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DENVER, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC) has launched the Health Awareness for Rural Communities (HARC) Data Bank, which enhances access to streamlined data sharing and collaboration for rural healthcare providers, communities and other interested stakeholders.
The data bank will help provide members with statistics and information on reports, publications, and technical studies, OAPEC's Secretariat said in the opening of its monthly publication, obtained by KUNA.
The Public Citizen report was based on data from the National Practitioner Data Bank and A.
He will continue with this position as the Chairman of Enterprise Insurance Company Limited and the Data Bank Foundation.
From 1997 until my retirement in 2008, I was Associate Director for Research and Disputes for HRSA's [Health Resources and Services Administration] Division of Practitioner Data Banks, which operated the National Practitioner Data Bank.
The locations of burial sites are also available on the data bank.
Starting initially with students, the data bank will have city of residince, college/university they are studying at and place of work.
Condemning the attack on Indian students in Australia, he said, the data bank would include details on the total number of Indian students in a country, where they stay and job conditions of the part time employed students.
Managed by the HRSA, the data bank collects information related to malpractice claims against health care providers, including settlements and judgments, disciplinary actions, Medicare and Medicaid sanctions, and license suspensions and revocations.
Emeryville, CA, USA; (5) The National Center for Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, MD, USA; (6) INSERM ERM 206, Marseille, France; (7) Carl Icahn Laboratory, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA; (8) The Institute for Genomic Research, Rockville, MD, USA; (9) The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA; (10) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA; (11) University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; (12) DNA Data Bank of Japan, Mishima, Shizuoka, Japan; (13) pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA; (14) University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
State prison inmates brought a Fourth Amendment challenge to a state law requiring those who were convicted of felonies to furnish DNA samples for storage in a data bank.
Records of these medical tests are then supposed to be entered into a centralized data bank that can be easily accessed, the Wall Street Journal said.

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