TITLE

Infecting databases, pesky bugs corrupt employee info

AUTHOR(S)
Gunsauley, Craig
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jul99, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the errors in the electronic databases of employee information used for benefit calculations. Information about the federal law that exposed database errors in the employers' health care databases; Comments from Scott McKibbin, a consultant at Segal Co.; Cause of the errors; Service provided by ArkiData.
ACCESSION #
2132516

 

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