Research Using EHR And Medicaid Claims Data: Methodological Challenges And Policy-Relevant Analyses


Rachel Gold, PhD, MPH;

Investigator, OCHIN, Research & Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research Summary of Session Goals:

Attendees will learn about how EHR data and state Medicaid data can be linked and used in policy-relevant research, and will hear about several examples of how such linked data have been used in the context of several NIH-funded data-only studies. Attendees will also learn about potential challenges to conducting research in such datasets.

Learning Objectives:

1. Increase knowledge of the potential research uses of linked EHR-Medicaid claims data 2. Increase knowledge of potential pitfalls in such research 3. Increase knowledge of how parents and their children can be linked within such administrative datasets

Sponsor: N2 PBRN Virtual Training Series (AHRQ, Grant No. 1 P30-HS-021667) Date/Time: Friday, May 23rd, 2014, 3:00 – 4:00 PM EST

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