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.
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Identify population healthcare databases worldwide
Key Database Features
Types of databases include:
- Longitudinal EMR and claims
- Drug or disease specific cohorts
- National surveys
- National surveillance systems
- Spontaneous reporting systems
>350 standardized database profiles
135 defined data fields
Profiles from 45 countries
List of Database Profiles
Browse our listing of >350 profiles from 45 countries
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B.R.I.D.G.E. TO DATA provides more than 300 healthcare database profiles from different countries. It allows users to compare various database profiles side-by-side.
I highly recommend researchers in the field of pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, and related disciplines to use B.R.I.D.G.E. TO DATA to identify a suitable database which will meet the needs of their research. Also pharmaceutical companies should look more often at the databases described by B.R.I.D.G.E. if they are required to conduct PASS studies.
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.
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