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The epidemic of childhood obesity: Insights from linking claims data with electronic medical record data

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In the US, there has been a dramatic increase of childhood obesity prevalence. Obesity brings serious short and long-term health consequences, underscoring importance of early monitoring and treatment.
In this webinar, Bill Marder, PhD explains how to use claims data to identify, monitor and evaluate childhood obesity. He also discusses the benefits of linking claims and EMR clinical data to better understand this patient population.
In this session, Dr. Marder:
  • Differentiates between prevalence of clinical evidence and diagnosis of obesity in childhood
  • Describes how combined data assets of claims and EMR data provide a more comprehensive understanding of childhood obesity and related comorbidities
  • Suggests other topics that can be illuminated with the combined data assets

Presenter:

William D. Marder, PhD
Chief Data Strategist
IBM Watson Health

 

 

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