Abstraction

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Abstraction

Taking from someone with an intent to injure or defraud.

Wrongful abstraction is an unauthorized and illegal withdrawing of funds or an appropriation of someone else's funds for the taker's own benefit. It may be a crime under the laws of a state. It is different from Embezzlement, which is a crime committed only if the taker had a lawful right to possession of the money when it was first taken.

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Data abstraction relied solely on information provided in Hospital A medical records.
Despite the high number of required data elements, the need to access multiple widespread data sources worldwide, and a short inpatient length of stay, data abstraction is still routinely completed within 7 days of discharge.
The major finding of our study is that a logistic regression model including only age and electronically retrieved laboratory data not requiring expensive data abstraction or diagnostic categories highly predicted mortality in internal medicine departments in a regional hospital.
However, the IT department did not have the resources available to create the data abstraction program internally and this function was outsourced to a consultant at significant cost (hidden cost of data extraction).
To handle this integration, Accenture, Sainsbury's outsourcing partner, and Blue Martini, the ecommerce site software supplier, created a data abstraction layer.
Day goes on to explain the ContentBus unifies heterogeneous raw data from the various sources in a data abstraction layer, homogenizes it with common content services and allows a single point of access to any data source.
Now that computer science has emerged as a separate discipline in itself, a first course in programming usually aims at teaching basic programming concepts, data and control structure, and good programming style--a style that has grown out of unending discussions and arguments spread over numerous articles in literature, emphasizing goto-less programming, structured modular design, data abstraction, well-defined control structures, and the like.
What is driving the need for a data abstraction layer?
Aligning with the MEF Lifecycle Service Orchestration (LSO) standards and open-source projects, the demonstration will feature the elements of intent-based provisioning, data abstraction, and use of APIs for automated software-driven service design, provisioning and delivery.
The authors cover life-cycle software verification models, data abstraction, algorithm analysis, object-oriented decomposition, modularization, data encapsulations, and other related subjects.
Our core service areas include Regulatory Operations, Data Management, Biostatistics, Clinical Programming, Medical and Regulatory Writing, Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Trial Disclosure and Oncology Data Abstraction. Commitment to quality deliverables sets MMS apart from traditional service providers.
The goals of the templates were to prompt ordering of the performance markers, to improve documentation of the 10 performance markers, and to improve accuracy of the data abstraction. First, the standardized templates prompted the ordering physician to include each performance marker in the stroke orders.