Health research based on administrative data and the availability of regional or national administrative databases has been increasing in recent years. We will discuss the general characteristics of administrative data and specific aspects of their use for health research purposes, indicating their advantages and disadvantages. Some fields of application will be discussed and described through examples.

Use of administrative data in healthcare research / C. Mazzali, P. Duca. - In: INTERNAL AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE. - ISSN 1828-0447. - 10:4(2015), pp. 517-524. [10.1007/s11739-015-1213-9]

Use of administrative data in healthcare research

C. Mazzali
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P. Duca
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2015

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Health research based on administrative data and the availability of regional or national administrative databases has been increasing in recent years. We will discuss the general characteristics of administrative data and specific aspects of their use for health research purposes, indicating their advantages and disadvantages. Some fields of application will be discussed and described through examples.
administrative data; healthcare research; research methods; utilisation databases; emergency medicine; internal medicine
Settore MED/01 - Statistica Medica
2015
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