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data bank

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

data bank

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

da′ta•base`

or da′ta base`,



n.
a collection of organized, related data, esp. one in electronic form that can be accessed and manipulated by specialized computer software.
[1965–70]
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Officials from the United Nations and other world relief agencies were on hand to watch the signing of the letter of intent to form the new logistics data bank.
He said 'This data bank will use computer models and algorithms to analyze the problems of unemployment along the indices of age, locations, levels of education, skills people are capable of, gender, and other factors?
With the Philippine Business Data Bank, government agencies can readily access data on a particular business, eliminating the need for business owners to bring numerous documentary requirements when transacting with the government,' Beltran explained.
Note: Based on data from the National Practitioner Data Bank.
The data bank is the most authoritative repository of information that we have on medical malpractice claims nationwide," Dr.
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.
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.
Another example of the good trial lawyers can accomplish comes from a lawsuit against First Data Bank, which publishes a list of prescription drug prices used as benchmarks for determining what many health plans and state Medicaid programs pay pharmacies for drugs.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)--the Indian Health Service (IHS), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH)--failed to report 474 medical malpractice cases to the National Practitioner Data Bank, despite being required to do so, according to an October 2005 report by the HHS inspector general.

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