health outcome data

health outcome data

Data derived from databases at local, state, and national levels, and from data collected by private health care organizations and professional institutions Types of HOD M&M, birth statistics, medical records, tumor and disease registries, surveillance data, previous health studies
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"The new nationwide registry will provide health outcome data to monitor patient needs and identify health problems that need prompt attention.
Health outcome data were also obtained from the 2012 CHR database in which a variety of health indices are used to describe the current health status in most U.S.
Day two's keynote speaker, Parul Desai, consultant ophthalmologist at Moorfields Eye Hospital, will be exploring public health outcome data as part of the overarching theme to develop the evidence base for community services.
In 2005 and 2006, CT DPH collected health outcome data from school nurses in several school districts and a workers' compensation insurance provider to evaluate whether implementation of TfS resulted in measurable health outcomes in schools.
The study will combine existing health outcome data with new primary data on context to examine the introduction of three safety interventions: improving leadership, reducing infection rates and implementing surgical checklists.
Daily information on temperature, relative humidity, and wind speed are easily obtainable from the National Institute of Meteorology, but there are few difficulties in linking weather and health outcome data on the same spatial and temporal scales.
While it's difficult to connect health outcome data to portal usage, Group Health's leadership finds its survey results compelling.
The agency is using other tools to collect health outcome data on patients that could help measure program performance.
To close this gap, the following broad areas of research topics need attention: a) better health tracking and monitoring data for chronic diseases, b) more comprehensive and longitudinal biomonitoring of environmental agents that can be linked with specific molecular/biochemical markers of exposure and subsequent health outcome data, and c) more epidemiologic research and testing of environmental agents to better define their effects on the adult and developing brain, as well as other critical organ systems.
Fraser found that the approach used by Statistics Canada to ensure the quality of vital statistics, cancer data, health outcome data and health survey information is sound.
The Rotavirus vaccine for infants, for example, was presented and approved through committees on the basis of its FDA approval and preliminary health outcome data. Several weeks later this vaccine was recalled due to reports of intussusception, and we rescinded our medically necessary classification.

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