Using administrative data for epidemiological research: case study to identify persons with periodontitis.

@article{Spangler2012UsingAD,
  title={Using administrative data for epidemiological research: case study to identify persons with periodontitis.},
  author={Leslie A Spangler and Monica Chaudhari and William Eric Barlow and Katherine M. Newton and Ronald E Inge and Philippe Pierre Hujoel and Robert J. Genco and Robert J. Reid},
  journal={Periodontology 2000},
  year={2012},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={143-52}
}
Automated administrative databases are omnipresent in medical and dental healthcare, and today s computing power allows sophisticated multi-layered analyses of care delivered to large populations. These automated databases are now commonly linked to data extracted from electronic medical records, and are used to measure health system performance, adjust payments, assess providers for quality improvement purposes, and inform policy analyses (52). Use of health insurance databases can be… CONTINUE READING