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Validation of Acute Myocardial Infarction Cases

    Basic Details
    Date Posted
    Health Outcome(s)
    acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
    Study Type
    Validations Supported by Traditional Medical Chart Review

    Project to assess the positive predictive value of a diagnosis and procedure code-based algorithm for identifying cases of acute myocardial infarction in electronic healthcare databases using an expert panel to review extracts from full-text medical records stripped of direct identifiers.

    Additional Information
    Time Period
    Population / Cohort
    All individuals
    Data Source(s)
    Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)
    Workgroup Leader(s)

    Jerry H. Gurwitz MD; Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA