Webinar: Back to School: Where Are the Data?

Date(s) - 09/08/2016
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Rosenfeld Conference Room (Room 306) – Sheps Center

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Back to School: Where Are the Data?
Thursday, September 8, 2016
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET
Sheps 306


Irma E. Arispe, Ph.D., National Center for Health Statistics; Erin Holve, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., AcademyHealth; Lisa Lang, M.P.P., National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology at the National Library of Medicine; Kevin McAvey, M.P.P., M.P.H., Massachusetts Center for Health Information and Analysis; Bruce Stuart, Ph.D.; and Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging at the University of Maryland.


Join AcademyHealth and the HSRProj program for, “Back to School: Where Are the Data?” a free introductory webinar designed to provide an overview of data access, governance, and use for graduate students and new researchers in the field of health services research (HSR).

Developed with support from the National Library of Medicine’s Health Services Research Projects-in-Progress (HSRProj) database, this webinar will discuss the eGEMs paper, “Data, Data Everywhere, But Access Remains a Big Issue for Researchers: A Review of Access Policies for Publicly-Funded Patient-level Health Care Data in the United States,” and review data sources and providers like multi-payer claims, healthdata.gov, the National Center for Health Statistics, and the National Institutes for Health, and the National Library of Medicine.


Learning Objectives
After watching this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Use your research question to identify appropriate types of data;
  • Identify federal resources (including from the National Information Center for Health Services Research and Health Care Technology) that curate and/or provide high quality health services data; and
  • Learn about the spectrum of data access that impacts the cost and availability of data.