Date Developed: 11/7/2016. Source: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Office of Epidemiology and Research. Presenter(s): Robert Grundmeier, MD. Type: Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 65 minutes.
The Division of Research within the office of Epidemiology & Research at the Maternal and Child health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration provides ongoing support for MCH Extramural Research activities, including the EnRICH webinars series. This presentation is on Secondary Use of Electronic Health Data for Child Health Research and will address how to re-use existing clinical data in electronic health records to better understand health and healthcare patterns. The presenter will also address new skills for health services researchers.
• Understand the types of data readily available in electronic health records (EHRs) that support child health research activities.
• Recognize the challenges with cleaning and organizing electronic health data before statistical analyses can be performed.
• Gain a practical understanding of how researchers working with the American Academy of Pediatrics are using data from an EHR “supernetwork” to conduct cutting-edge research.