4119.0 Health Services Research: Novel Methodologies for Secondary Data Analysis

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 10:30 AM
The session will highlight available and accessible data which can be used for epidemiology and health policy, address their appropriate uses and difficulties. Participants will learn about these data sources and observe how they have been tapped and combined.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss matching of NHIS cases; coupling population sample with random-control trial cases; computing outcomes in a total population health data base, employee medical data, hospital admissions, & census data. 2. Describe multiple methods for integrating or combining disparate data to estimate health-related outcomes and to address health care policy. 3. Discuss the variety of uses of health services planning, epidemiology, and equity of health needs and care.

10:45 AM
“Unnatural” history: Modeling disease progression using observational data
Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH, Alina Bajorska, MS, Andre Chappel, Steven Schwid, MD, Lahar Mehta, MD, Robert Holloway, MD MPH and Andrew Dick, PhD
11:00 AM
Predicting risk of hospitalization in patients with chronic conditions in the Regione Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Diane M. Richardson, PhD, MS, Daniel Z. Louis, MS, Mary R. Robeson, MS, Vittorio Maio, PharmD, MS, MSPH, Lucia Nobilio and Roberto Grilli, MD
11:30 AM
Colon Cancer as an Ambulatory Care Sensitive Condition
Elaine J. Yuen, PhD and Mona Sarfaty, MD

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Organized by: Medical Care
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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