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13 Cards in this Set

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Backup data
A copy of data files made at a specific point in time that can be used to restore data to the system.
a collection of related bits of information.
knoledge base
A collection of up-to-date technical information.
A specific way in which dates must be keyed, in which "MM" stands for the month, "DD" stands for the day, "CC" represents the century, and "YY" stands for the year.
packing data
The deletion of vacant slots from the database.
purging data
The process of deleting files of patients who are no longer seen by a provider in a practice.
rebuilding indexes
A process that checks and verifies data and corrects any internal problems with the data.
recalculating balances
The process of updating balances to reflect changes made to the data.
restoring data
The process of retrieving data from backup storage devices.
Chart Number
A unique number that identifies a patient.
Established Patient
A patient who has been seen by a provider in the practice in the same specialty within three years.
An individual who may or may not be a patient of the practice, but who is the insurance policy holder.
New Patient
A patient who has not received services from the same provider or a provider of the same specialty within the same practice for a period of three years.