Datavant supports transparent research that utilizes real-world data in a privacy preserving manner. Below, we highlight research efforts that have used Datavant technology to link real-world data for the benefit of patients and the public good.
The study examined how intrahousehold transmission of COVID-19 is impacted by gender inequities.
Research found that a small proportion of COVID-19 diagnostic testing and antibody testing services, provided in selected states, had charges that far exceeded the Medicare rate. High charges may create financial barriers for some uninsured patients and lead to higher premiums for out-of-network private plans.
Research from the COVID-19 Research Database shows no impact of school openings on COVID-19 hospitalization rates for counties whose pre-opening total new COVID-19 hospitalization rates were below roughly 36-44 per 100,000 population per week (roughly the 75th percentile of counties during the summer).
Findings suggest that, since the COVID-19 national emergency declaration, the number of individuals filling buprenorphine prescriptions has plateaued but has not decreased; however, filled prescriptions for all medications collectively have decreased considerably.