Melissa Data Helps Improve Quality of Care through a Single View of the Patient

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New Company Magazine Features Data Quality Insights on Merging Duplicate Patient Records into a Golden Record, also Tips on Improving Healthcare Data Warehousing

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF. – September 9, 2014 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of global contact data quality and data enrichment solutions, today announced matching and de-duping functionality that solves duplicate records for healthcare database administrators (DBAs).… Read More

Melissa Data’s Cloud-Based National Change-of-Address Service Enables Mailers to Keep Up with Canadian and U.S. Customers Who Have Moved

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SmartMover Updates Business and Individual Addresses; Ensures Compliance with New Canadian Mail Laws Requiring In-Country NCOA Processing

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF. – August 12, 2014 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and data enrichment solutions, today announced SmartMover, its cloud-based NCOA service, now provides Canadian change-of-address processing, as well as U.S.… Read More

Validation, Standardization, and Correction: Tool or Process?

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By David Loshin

There are all sorts of tools associated with
address standardization, cleansing, and validation. As an example, the USPS
has a certification program for software vendors, referred to as CASS
(Coding Accuracy Support System)™ certification. According to their
website,

CASS enables the Postal Service™ to evaluate the accuracy of address matching software programs in the following areas:

(1) five-digit coding
(2) ZIP + 4/ delivery point (DP) coding
(3) carrier route coding
(4) DPV®
(5) DSF2®
(6) LACSLink®
(7) eLOT®
(8) RDI™ products

CASS allows vendors/mailers the opportunity to test their address-matching software packages and, after achieving a certain percentage of compliance, to be certified by the Postal Service.

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Melissa Data Brings Address Check Service to Windows Azure Marketplace

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Big news! Melissa Data announced that their Address Check Web Service is now available on Windows Azure Marketplace for Microsoft’s Data Quality Services (or any client that embeds the API). Address Check provides real-time address verification and standardization for U.S. and Canadian addresses.… Read More