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Data Quality

Inconsistent Data Sets: Augmentation of the ETL Process for CMS Quality Data

When something occurs automatically, the computer completes a task from start to finish. In an augmented task, the computer helps the person to complete the task, but needs some form of interaction or input from the user. Previously, we explained how Freedman Analytical Engine (FAE) uses metadata dictionaries to convert column headers and measure identifiers...Read more

Inconsistent Data Sets: The Use of Dictionaries for CMS Quality Data ETL

In the previous blog post, I explained the general ETL process for CMS quality data. Analysis of quality data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), just like all payer claims data, population health management data, and other data sources, requires the data to be extracted, transformed, and loaded. The majority of this...Read more