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The University of Massachusetts Minimum Data Set (MDS) consists of a comprehensive clinical record of all long-stay residents of nursing homes receiving any Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) MediCare funds in the United States and Territories.

View our database listing to see all 259 databases we have profiled.

In our ongoing effort to describe more population healthcare databases, we now have profiles from 36 countries.

Our newest profile, the Malta Congenital Anomalies Register (MCAR) captures major birth defect data from all hospitals on the Maltese Islands via case report forms on an active and passive basis. Over the 2003-2012 period, out of 40,493 live births, a total of 1,184 babies with major congenital anomalies were registered with MCAR.

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) monitors six high priority health risk behaviors that contribute markedly to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States. YRBS data are representative of all public and private school students in grades 9-12 in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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The Medical Data Vision EBM Provider® is a medical health insurance claims database with inpatient and outpatient information since April 2008. The database covers about 4% of the Japanese population, and 13% of total number of beds for large hospitals. It currently consists of 208 large (mainly tertiary) hospitals in Japan, and more are being added regularly.

View our database listing to see all 256 databases we have profiled from 35 countries.

Come see at Booth #7. Members of our advisory board have already stopped by.

Photos from ICPE 2015

  • Maccabi Healthcare Services (MHS) Hypertension Registry (Israel);
  • IMS Real-World Data Adjudicated Claims Database (Canada);
  • Maccabi Healthcare Services (MHS) Osteoporosis Registry (Israel);

We now have 255 profiles in our collection – from 35 countries!

For those attending ICPE in Boston: Stop by Booth #7 for demos and surprises!

Come visit DGI at ICPE in Boston (August 24-26, 2015 - Booth #7). We are getting everything ready - from our poster titled "Toward Optimizing Data Structures in Cancer Registries" (Abstract #978) to personalized Demos and Surprises for those who stop by. View our latest newsletter for the event.

We have reached a milestone with the addition of Nigerian National System of Cancer Registries (NSCR) as our 250th profile!! Thank you to all the database managers for helping us review and edit their respective profiles over the years, and thank you to all those who have used our resource and helped us get this far.

In honor of this milestone we are offering 20% off our current global subscriptions*, and 15% off all other subscription rates*. Offer valid until July 31, 2015.

The Anolinx Active Patient Network (AAPN) consists of multiple databases housed at several healthcare institutions across the country as well as a large pre-claims database that Anolinx houses internally on its own servers. AAPN consists of inpatient and outpatient data from a multi-institutional network that includes more than 1500 hospitals and clinics across all 50 states and U.S. territories. These include government, academic, and private institutions. An approximate total of 90 million patients are in the AAPN, with about 20 million patients actively registered.