The search engine for
healthcare databases
B.R.I.D.G.E. TO DATA® is Your Connection to Healthcare Databases Worldwide - a unique non-profit online reference describing population healthcare databases for use in epidemiology and health outcomes research. (NOTE: This site does not contain any proprietary data or actual datasets from any healthcare database.)
Drawing on decades of experience with databases, we developed this tool to allow users to identify key features and compare database profiles. This resource also serves as an educational tool for public health research and as a template for health systems planners to design or refine their healthcare data.

        
Benefits
Global

A centralized worldwide compendium of population database profiles

Comprehensive

In-depth database details, approved by database managers

Timely

Constantly growing number of up-to-date profiles

Structured

Efficient side-by-side comparison and analysis

Key Database Features
Types of databases include:

• Longitudinal EMR and claims
• Drug or disease specific cohorts
• Registries
• National surveys
• National surveillance systems
• Spontaneous reporting systems

~ 240 standardized database profiles
75 defined data fields
Profiles from 33 countries
Continuously updated
Latest Poster
Read our latest Poster presented at ICPE 2014.

What our customers say

B.R.I.D.G.E. TO DATA is a tool which offers a shortcut between scientists and data for research. It allows the pharmaceutical community to gain time finding databases.

Dr. Khaled Benneddif, Clinical Research Associate at Strasbourg Hospital, Strasbourg Area, France

Congratulations for building B.R.I.D.G.E. TO DATA! Our recent exploration of available databases for the study of medications in pregnancy has given me firsthand experience of how difficult it can be to identify an appropriate database!

Susan Sinclair Roberts, PhD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Research Program UNCW, Wilmington, NC

B.R.I.D.G.E. TO DATA provides more than 100 health care database profiles from different countries. It allows user to compare various database profiles side-by-side.

Dewei She, PhD, Science Associate Director at Medimmune, Washington D.C.

What's new

The IMS Oncology EMR Database (USA) is the 70th US database to be profiledin B.R.I.D.G.E. It is also our 240th profile worldwide!... more »
IMS LifeLink™ Information Assets: Ambulatory EMR (USA) includes data from 2006 with over 32 Million patient records, as well as 185 Million medication orders.... more »
National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Registry (USA); Western Australia Cancer Registry (WACR) (Australia); We now have 238 profiles in our collection – from 33 countries! – and hope to add a few more this year!... more »
✔ We thank everyone who stopped by our booth in Taiwan to learn more about B.R.I.D.G.E. TO DATA.® Don’t forget to sign up by November 26, 2014 to qualify for special rates found on the back of the flyer. ... more »