Validation of Anaphylaxis Cases

Project Title Validation of Anaphylaxis Cases
Date Posted
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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

Health Outcome
Workgroup Leader(s)

Kathleen E. Walsh MD, MSc and Susan E. Andrade ScD; University of Massachusetts Medical School and Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA

Workgroup Members

Pam Pawloski PharmD; HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, Minneapolis, MN

Nandini Selvam PhD, MPH; HealthCore Inc, Wilmington, DE

Meghan Baker MD, ScD; Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute Boston, MA

Azadeh Shoaibi MS, MHS; U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD

Jerald Mullersman MD, PhD, MPH; East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Data Sources
Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)
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