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  • AMA Physician Masterfile

    Description

    The Physician Masterfile includes education, training and professional certification information on virtually all Doctors of Medicine (MD) and Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) in the United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and certain Pacific Islands. It includes current and historical data for more than 1.4 million physicians, residents, and medical students in the United States. This figure includes approximately 411,000 graduates of foreign medical schools who reside in the United States and who have met the educational and credentialing requirements necessary for recognition.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Timeframe
    1906 - Present
    Access Rights
    Fee Required
    Local Expert
    Heather Gold
  • Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Trial

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACCORD
    Description

    ACCORD was a large clinical trial examining methods of lowering the rate of cardiovascular disease in adults with type two diabetes. The study was composed of three clinical trials: an intensive lowering of blood sugar levels, intensive lowering of blood pressure, and treatment of multiple blood lipids with a combination of a fibrate and a statin. The study enrolled 10,251 adults beginning in 2001.

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Geographic Coverage
    International
    Timeframe
    2001 - 2009
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Caroline Blaum
    Lois Katz
  • American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry ACTION: NYULMC Submission
    NYU Dataset

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACC - NCDR ACTION
    Description

    This dataset is the NYULMC submission to the ACC NCDR ACTION registry.The American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC NCDR) ACTION registry focuses on high risk STEMI/NSTEMI patient demographics. The registry takes in demographics, provider and facility characteristics, adverse event rates, AMI performance measures, quality measures, test measures, dosing errors, risk-adjusted metrics, transfer facility therapies, reperfusion strategies, ACC/AHA guideline adherence, and registry performance award data.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Population Characteristics
    Quality of Health Care
    Geographic Coverage
    New York (City)
    Timeframe
    2013 - Present
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    NYULMC personnel only
    Local Expert
    Matthew Farrell
  • American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry CathPCI: NYULMC Submission
    NYU Dataset

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACC - NCDR Cath PCI
    Description

    This dataset is the NYULMC submission to the ACC NCDR CathPCI registry. The American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC NCDR) CathPCI Registry assesses characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of cardiac disease patients who receive diagnostic catheterization or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures. The registry data measures adherence to ACC/AHA clinical practice guideline recommendations, procedure performance standards, and appropriate use criteria for coronary revascularization. The CathPCI registry collects demographics, provider and facility characteristics, history/risk factors, cardiac status, treated lesions, intracoronary device utilization rates, adverse event rates, appropriate use criteria and compliance with ACC/AHA clinical guideline recommendations.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Quality of Health Care
    Risk Factors
    Geographic Coverage
    New York (City)
    Timeframe
    2008 - Present
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    NYULMC personnel only
    Local Expert
    Matthew Farrell
  • American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry ICD Registry: NYULMC Submission
    NYU Dataset

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACC - NCDR ICD
    Description

    This dataset is the NYULMC submission to the ACC NCDR ICD Registry. The American College of Cardiology National Cardiovascular Data Registry (ACC NCDR) ICD Registry collects information on implantable cardioverter defibrillator patients. The registry includes treatment patterns, clinical outcomes, device safety and overall quality of care. The ICD registry includes data on demographics, provider characteristics, facility characteristics, device types, device characteristics, atrial data, ventricular data, defibrillator data, left-heart data, adverse event rates, compliance with ACC/AHA/HRS guideline recommendations, and data on CMS requirement adherence.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Population Characteristics
    Quality of Health Care
    Risk Factors
    Geographic Coverage
    New York (City)
    Timeframe
    2008 - Present
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    NYULMC personnel only
    Local Expert
    Matthew Farrell
  • American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Registry

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACS NSQIP
    Description

    The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) registry. The ACS NSQIP Registry collects data on surgical outcomes including mortality, hospital performance reports, and patient medical characteristics, but only contains patient-level aggregate data and does not identify hospitals, health care providers, or patients. The registry collects data on preoperative risk factors, preoperative occurrences, mortality, surgical site infections, patient variable statistics, database statistics and physician outcomes.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Quality of Health Care
    Risk Factors
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    NYULMC personnel only
    Local Expert
    Kathleen Green
  • American Community Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    ACS
    Description

    The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey that provides data every year -- giving communities the current information they need to plan investments and services. Information from the survey generates data that help determine how more than $400 billion in federal and state funds are distributed each year. To help communities, state governments, and federal programs, we ask about: age, sex, race, family and relationships, income and benefits, health insurance, education, veteran status, disabilities, where you work and how you get there, and where you live and how much you pay for some essentials.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Timeframe
    2005 - Present
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Jessica Athens
  • American Heart Association Get with the Guidelines - Stroke: NYULMC Submission
    NYU Dataset

    Description

    This is NYULMC's submission to the American Heart Association’s Get with the Guidelines - Stroke (GWTG-Stroke) registry. The GWTG-Stroke registry collects information on hospital adherence to the AHA's stroke guidelines. The registry collects data on how hospitals respond to stroke including medicines prescribed, procedures, follow-up care scheduled, and patient education. The registry collects data on secondary prevention guidelines, including pharmacological and lifestyle interventions. The registry also collects demographic, diagnoses and length of stay. The GWTG-Stroke registry also provides aggregated benchmark data generated from its participant data. Data is used to identify areas for opportunities and program improvement.

    Subject
    Delivery of Health Care
    Quality of Health Care
    Geographic Coverage
    New York (City)
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    NYULMC personnel only
    Local Expert
    Nirmala Rossan-Raghunath
  • American Time Use Survey

    Alternate Title(s)
    ATUS
    Description

    The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) provides nationally representative estimates of how, where, and with whom Americans spend their time, and is the only federal survey providing data on the full range of nonmarket activities, from childcare to volunteering.

    Subject
    Population Characteristics
    Geographic Coverage
    National
    Timeframe
    2003 - Present
    Access Rights
    Free to All
    Local Expert
    Jessica Athens
  • Antihypertensive and Lipid-Lowering Treatment to Prevent Heart Attack Trial

    Alternate Title(s)
    ALLHAT
    Description

    ALLHAT was a large antihypertensive trial and lipid-lowering trial and included large numbers of patients over age 65, women, African-Americans, and patients with diabetes, treated largely in community practice settings. Participants were men and women aged 55 years and over with a history of hypertension. Data collected includes participant physical measures, demographics, health behaviors, medical events, hospitalizations, use of antihypertensive medications, use of lipid-lowering medications, use of pravastatin, study retention, medication adherence and administrative details.

    Subject
    Chronic Disease
    Health Care Utilization
    Health Status
    Geographic Coverage
    International
    Timeframe
    1994 - 2002
    Access Rights
    Application Required
    Local Expert
    Caroline Blaum