Validation of Acute Myocardial Infarction Cases

Project Title Validation of Acute Myocardial Infarction Cases
Date Posted
Friday, July 1, 2011
Project ID
OV00001
Status
Complete
Deliverables
Description

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.

Health Outcome
acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
Workgroup Leader(s)

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

Population / Cohort
All individuals
Time Period
2009
Data Sources
Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)
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