data element


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data element

1. A basic unit of information built on standard structures having a unique meaning and distinct units or values.
2. In electronic recordkeeping, a combination of characters or bytes referring to one separate item of information, such as name, address, or age.
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The software program represented in the figure has identified several data elements that were not included in charges entered via a handheld electronic superbill device.
The National Automated Clearing House Association recently adopted new required data elements for non-U.
None of the four product data elements exhibited significant increases, and except for packaging costs, all data element computerization levels were equivalent.
Project focus was on derivation of normalized, logical data models and standardization of data element names for generic elements (attributes) and prime elements (entities).
Only the new data elements are stored, along with pointers to all of the existing matched data elements that were already in the repository.
This example will show how to tag a single data element and export it as an XBRL instance document.
Health care data element standards already exist and are widely utilized.
To assist SLED with the pilot project, offense definitions and data elements developed under the private contract were put at the staff's disposal.
Furthermore, the content address provides direct access to data elements for immediate restore.
Most agencies reporting data to the national UCR Program via NIBRS use a data element within their reporting software that indicates a hate crime.
Information is provided about each data element including its purpose, values, base populations and relevant notes.

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