Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice, 4th Edition (LaTour) chp14

Primary data source
A record developed by healthcare professionals in the process of providing patient care
Secondary data source
Data derived from the primary patient record, such as an index or a database
Aggregate data
Data extracted from individual health records and combined to form de-identified information about groups of patients that can be compared and analyzed
accession number
A number assigned to each case as it is entered in a cancer registry
Medicare Provider Analysis and Review (MEDPAR) database system
A database containing information submitted by fiscal intermediaries that is used by the Office of Inspector General to identify suspicious billing and charge practices
Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank
A national database that collects information on cases of healthcare fraud and abuse
removal of personal identifiable info using generally accepted statistical methods

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