Thematic Research Areas

Theme 1: Administrative Data Features

Project 1:  A compendium of meta-data
Project 2:  International disease coding systems
Project 3:  Validity of administrative data for clinical conditions

Theme 2: Optimization of Administrative Data

Project 4:  Shadow billing and data completeness
Project 5:  Measurement error in diagnostic codes
Project 6:  Interventions for physicians, billing staff and coders

Theme 3: Emerging Methods for EHR Data

Project 7:   Development of methodologies to transform free text EHR
Project 8:   Risk adjustment using laboratory and vital sign EHR data
Project 9:   Assessment of symptom collection methods in primary care
Project 10:  Ethical and legal issues in EHR research