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Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications by Brian Gugerty, Kathleen McCormick

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Metadata

In the context of access control, this chapter describes resource access control information, which is a specialization of more general-purpose metadata.34 Metadata is associated with data to provide for specific data-handling purposes. These domains of data-handling purposes fall into some general categories. Each metadata element typically has more than one of these purposes, although there are some metadata elements that cover only one purpose. It is important to understand these domains and the purposes of metadata specific to an HIE.

Patient identity This consists of characteristics that describe the subject of the data. This includes patient ID, patient name, and other patient identity–describing elements.

Provenance This includes ...

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