Potential Data Sources

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Traditional Data Sources

Administrative data

  • Claims (Medicare, Medicaid, commercial)
  • Hospital discharge

Survey data

  • National Center for Health Statistics
  • Other

Vital records

  • Deaths
  • Live births
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New Data Sources and Methods

Widely Available

  • Electronic health (medical) records


  • Linking electronic health records and claims
  • Exploring the value of machine learning for increasing efficiencies
  • Collaborations with clinical networks and registries
  • Electronic case reporting