Patient information, such as date of birth, sex, race, hispanic ethnicity, etc.
Encounter type, date, provider, location, discharge disposition, etc.
Diagnosis code(s) associated with each encounter.
Procedure code(s) associated with each encounter.
Rx order information such as order date, start date, end date, RxNorm CUI, refills, quantity, etc.
Vital Signs and Smoking Info
Measure date, weight, height, blood pressure, smoking/tobacco status, etc.
Death Date and Cause
Death date and associated cause of death diagnosis.
Result date, result value, units, normal range, LOINC, etc.
Problems list and medical history diagnoses. Report date, onset date, resolved date, etc.
Medication dispensing records for publicly and privately insured patients. Dispense date, NDC, amount, etc.
Community Vital Signs
Community indicators at the census track, ZCTA and/or county levels such as census indicators. These indicators have been linked to current and historical patient addresses.
Patient Reported Outcomes
Screening tool scores such as PHQ, DAST, SBIRT, AUDIT, etc.
The ADVANCE Data Warehouse is the nation’s most comprehensive database on health care and outcomes of safety net patients.
ADVANCE is one of 9 large Clinical Research Networks (CRNs) in the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute’s (PCORI) distributed research network, called PCORnet®. The goal of PCORnet® is to create a national network of representative data for conducting comparative effectiveness and clinical outcomes research.
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