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Term: Data Management Process

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-12-03


Method to acquire and incorporate databases into the Repository housed at MCHP. The six steps are:

  1. formulate the request and receive the data,
  2. become familiar with the data structure and content,
  3. apply the data to SAS®,
  4. evaluate the quality of the data,
  5. document information about the data, and
  6. release the data for use by data analysts and researchers.

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  • Lix L, Smith M, Azimaee M, Dahl M, Nicol P, Burchill C, Burland E, Goh C, Schultz J, Bailly A. A Systematic Investigation of Manitoba's Provincial Laboratory Data. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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