Topics for upcoming monthly administrative data users group meetings

Administrative data users’ group meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month at 4:30pm on the 15th floor of Northwest Tower in the large conference room overlooking Forest Park. Since food is served, we do appreciate an RSVP. If you have any questions or would like to be added to our distribution list, please send an email to:  anita.hellstrom@wustl.edu.

2017:
November 15: Lisa Pollack, George Warren Brown School of Social Work
Topic: Racial and ethnic disparities in surgical approach to hysterectomy for benign gynecologic conditions

 

2018:
January 17: Anne Mobley Butler, Division of Infectious Diseases
Topic:  Patterns of Use and Comparative Effectiveness of the High-dose Influenza Vaccine in the U.S. Dialysis Population

February 21: Karen Joynt Maddox, Cardiovascular Division
Topic:  Using administrative data to inform federal payment policy

 

Past meetings have covered the following topics (slides are available for many of the topics; send email if interested):

2017:

October 18: Using administrative data to evaluate inappropriate antibiotic use for uncomplicated urinary tract infections (Michael Durkin)

September 20: Chronic prescription opioid use and risk of new onset depression in 3 large patient cohorts (Jeffrey Scherrer)

August 16: Impacts of the ACA dependent care provision on young adults with cancer (Justin Barnes, MS, Siteman Cancer Center Leah Menshouse summer fellow; Kelsey Huntzberry, MPH, Center for Health Policy Research)

May 17: A Population-based Assessment of Mental Health Condition in Patients with Brachial Plexus Injuries (Christopher Dy and Sarah Yannascoli)

April 19: SAS Macros – a guide to typing less and doing more (Matt Keller)

February 15: (Almost) Everything You Need to Know to Submit a Successful PCORI Application (Seth Eisen)

January 18: Combining Medicaid Administrative Data from Different Sources to Measure the Impact of the Affordable Care Act (Tim McBride)

 

2016:
Sept 21: Treatment and Outcome Disparities in MM Using the SEER-Medicare Database (Mark Fiala)

June 15: Working with procedures in administrative claims data: the devil is in the details (Katelin Nickel and Margie Olsen)

April 20: Missouri ZIP Code Health Rankings: Deriving Sub-County Level Population Health Indices with Hospital Discharge Data Using the County Health Rankings Framework (Mat Reidhead, Hospital Industry Data Institute (HIDI); Vice President of Research and Analytics, Missouri Hospital Association)

February 17: Obesity Surveillance using Drivers’ License Records (Ben Cooper)

 

2015:
November 18, 2015: Total Joint Replacement: Identifying Disparities and Opportunities for Improvement (Christopher Dy)

October 21, 2015: Using large databases in lung cancer research (Varun Puri)

September 16: VA Data Sources: An Overview (Ziyad Al-Aly)

August 19: 30-Day Hospital Readmission Following Otolaryngology Surgery (Evan Graboyes)

May 20: The Health Implications of Fracture Location in Elderly Fall Victims (Ryan Calfee)

March 18: Clinical Research and Medical Practice:  The good, the bad, and the ugly (Ken Schechtman)

January 21: Health and economic consequences of obesity: using public use national datasets (Su-Hsin Chang)

 

2014:
November 19: Comparison of Musculoskeletal Disorder Health Claims Between Construction Floor Layers and a General Working Population (Ann Marie Dale)

September 17: Malignancy and infection complications after transplantation (Vikas Dharnidharka)

June 18: Research using administrative pharmacy data – the good, the bad and the ugly (Sharon Frazee, Doug Mager/Express Scripts, Inc.)

May 21: Estimating Medicaid costs of child maltreatment from linked administrative and survey data (Derek Brown)

March 26: Evaluating Prevention Quality Indicators in the MarketScan database (Walt Sumner)

February 19: Delayed-onset cytomegalovirus after solid-organ transplantation (Carlos Santos)

January 15: Using MarketScan data for rare disease research (Kimberly Johnson)

 

2013:
November 20: Using linked HRS-Medicare data to understand the trajectories of patient-reported outcomes in cancer survivors (Anjali Deshpande)

September 18: Overview of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) (Bruce Hall)

July 17: Medical coding from a coder’s perspective (Rhonda Walker, BJC)

June 19: Use of administrative data for research on hospital readmissions (Elna Nagasako)

April 17: Claims Data: Source and Processing (ResDAC presentation)

March 20: Strengths, Weaknesses, and Applications of Medicare Data (ResDAC presentation)

February 20: Using administrative data for mental health services research (Ramesh Raghavan)

January 16: Using Recent History of Acute and Chronic Illness (RHACCI) to model effective age in Medicare beneficiaries (Mary Hartman)

 

2012:
December 19: The Inclusion of Comorbidity in Administrative Research (Jay Piccirillo, Seth Strope, Dorina Kallogjeri)

November 14: CIDER: Overview and Uses of the Patient Data Warehouse (Leslie McIntosh)

October 10: Exploring pharmacy data (Rich Reichley/BJC)

September 19: Potential applications of the MarketScan data (Margie Olsen)

June 20: Tracking Procedures with Administrative Data: The Case for Central Lines in the ED (Dan Theodoro)

May 16:  Using Multiple Imputation with Survey Data (Ben Cooper)

April 18: Comparative Effectiveness Research using Linkage of SID (State Inpatient Database) to Cancer Registry Data (Ken Nepple)

March 21: Using Veterans Health Administration data for cancer outcomes research (Ken Carson)

February 15: How to write a grant proposal to use administrative data (Margie Olsen, Mario Schootman)

January 18: Using HCUP Data for Comparative Effectiveness Research (Seth Strope)

 

2011:
November 16 – Application of GIS (Geographic Information System) to claims data (Mario Schootman)

October 19: Complex Modeling Using the NIS data (Kerry Bommarito, presented by Margie Olsen)

June 15: Once you’ve mastered the HCUP data, what’s next? Discussion of Medicare, Medicaid, private insurer, and other more complex data sources for clinical research (Margie Olsen)

May 18: Working through an analytic question using administrative data (Pam Owens)

April 20: Practical considerations and pitfalls when designing research projects using H-CUP data (Pam Owens)

March 16: First meeting: introductions, discussions of future meeting topics