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Health Data Trends Part II: New Data Types in the Datavant Ecosystem
In my first post, I reviewed the most common questions clients attempt to answer with health data. This time, I’ll review new data available through Datavant’s ecosystem partners and its value in answering specific questions. As partners continue to join our ecosystem, there are more opportunities for health systems, insurers and biopharma companies to connect data that completes the picture of patient health.
Mortality Matters: Linking EHR with Multiple Death Data Sources for Accurate Outcome Analyses
Survival analysis is fundamental to countless areas of health research and treatment effectiveness studies. Analyses that consider only deaths recorded in the EHR under-represents true mortality.etc...
Daily Deaths During Coronavirus Pandemic by State
John Hargraves and Daniel Kurowski
Using mortality data, the Health Care Cost Institute found that daily deaths in the United States were over 10 percent higher in 2020 than they had been in previous years. The data showed dramatic variations by geography. Since the end of March, New York daily death figures were double those from previous years. While New York deaths appeared to be declining by April, other states were on the rise.