Match against Veeva OpenData

Match against Veeva OpenData downloads Veeva OpenData records that are a strong (ACTClosed A high confidence match between two records. ACT matches result in a merge without any human review.) match with incoming records from a source subscription or records defined in a data deduplication job. Matching is determined by the match rules configured in the source subscription.

Important: This feature does not find weak or suspect matches (ASKClosed A single incoming record matches multiple incoming or Network records without one clear "best" match. Ambiguous matches typically require human review. matches) to records that have not yet been downloaded from OpenData. The match log does not include ASK matches.

Supported features

  • Source subscriptions

  • Data Deduplication data maintenance subscriptions

Match considerations

Match against Veeva OpenData behaves as follows:

  • Records that do not exist in the Network instance are downloaded.
  • Records that match an existing customer-owned record are not downloaded, but the customer-owned record might be updated.
  • HCO parent records that are not in the Veeva OpenData source file are not automatically downloaded.

Not supported

Matching against OpenData is not supported for the following:

  • OpenData subscriptions for China.

  • Third party data sources. An error occurs if a third party data source tries to run matches against Veeva OpenData.

Enabling this feature

Veeva Support

  •  Enable Match against Veeva OpenData and the Veeva OpenData subscription for the required country.

Administrator or Data Manager 

In the source subscription or data deduplication configuration:

User activities

The following activities are available depending on the user type:

The System and Data Admin user role combines the full capabilities of Data Stewards and Administrators.
Activity Standard User Data Steward Data Manager Administrator
Enable match and download of matching Veeva OpenData records    
Update match configuration