Questions/Issues Data Depth? Data Depth? Publishability? Publishability? Access to database? Access to database? Permission? Permission?
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP Utility of Database Approach Easy Easy Recognized Recognized Legitimate Legitimate Provides public health perspective Provides public health perspective
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP Other Databases Nexus Nexus Asthma consortium Asthma consortium EMR systems EMR systems Medicare data? Medicare data?
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP Conclusions Databases exist Allows for simple story telling Can be done by a resident MD Queries on line Further analysis needs to be explored
Edward P. Sloan, MD, MPH, FACEP Recommendations Consider database use Do queries See if there is something to publish Get access to data or get the data analyzed by those who built the database Collaborate Publish your public health findings
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