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.

2019:
December 18: Cecelia Calhoun, Instructor in Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology
Topic:  Sickle Cell Disease: Using Administrative Data To Understand Utilization Patterns and Reasons for Admission

 

2020:
January 15: Amy McQueen, Associate Professor of Medicine, General Medical Sciences
Topic:  Examining unmet social needs and associations using administrative data for Medicaid beneficiaries in Louisiana

February 19:

March 18: James Krings, Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care
Topic: Trends and outcomes of noninvasive ventilation use in patients admitted to an ICU with an asthma exacerbation over the last decade

April 15: Joshua Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division
Topic:  TBD

May 20: Uchenna Ofoma, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Topic: 
Understanding the Impact of Interhospital Transfer as a Health System Feature among Patients with Sepsis

June 17: Jeff Scherrer, Associate Professor, Dept of Family & Community Medicine, SLUCOR
Topic: PTSD Improvement and Decreased Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

 

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

2019:
October 16: Identifying provider-prescribing preference for use as an instrumental variable in longitudinal data with imbalanced clusters: a new ensemble machine learning approach (Evan Carey)

September 18: Medium and long-term risk of pancreatic cancer following acute pancreatitis: Analysis using a large VA cohort (Satish Munigala)

August 21: Validation of ICD-10 & Procedures (VIP) Codes for Hemorrhage (Brian Gage, Margaret Olsen)

June 19: Opioid Use Disorder Pharmacotherapy: Using MarketScan data to identify best practices (Ned Presnall)

May 15: Use of MarketScan data to understand outcomes after critical illness in childhood (Mary Hartman)

April 17: Using Large Administrative Data for Public Health Informatics Research (Carlos Santos)

February 20: Adverse birth experiences and postpartum psychiatric illness: a population-based perspective. (Adam Lewkowitz, Clinical Fellow, OB/GYN Maternal-Fetal)

2018:
December 19: Use of the UK Biobank for etiologic research: genetic and occupational risk factors for rotator cuff disease (Elizabeth Yanik Rowlands)

October 17: Using Medicare Current Beneficiary Survey data to measure the effect of patient cognitive and functional status on physician performance under value-based payment (Kenton Johnston)

September 19: Linking electronic health record data with Medicaid administrative claims to define postpartum diabetes screening rates among low income women with gestational diabetes (Cynthia Herrick)

August 15: Measuring Costs with Primary and Secondary Data (Abigail Barker)

July 18: Lessons learned from the dark-side…. Big-data research at Flatiron Health (Ken Carson)

May 16: Antimuscarinics Used to Treat Overactive Bladder and Cognitive Impairment (Scott Vouri, St. Louis College of Pharmacology)

February 21: Using administrative data to inform federal payment policy (Karen Joynt Maddox)

January 17: Patterns of Use and Comparative Effectiveness of the High-dose Influenza Vaccine in the U.S. Dialysis Population (Anne Mobley Butler)

2017
November 15: Racial and ethnic disparities in surgical approach to hysterectomy for benign gynecologic conditions (Lisa Pollack)

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