Use of Medicare data to identify coronary heart disease outcomes in the Women's Health Initiative.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, Volume 7, Issue 1, p.157-62 (2014)


2014, April 2014, Public Health Sciences Division


Data collected as part of routine clinical practice could be used to detect cardiovascular outcomes in pragmatic clinical trials or clinical registry studies. The reliability of claims data for documenting outcomes is unknown.