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Automated Claims and Medical Record Databases (Penn)

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  1. Resource Description
    ACARD (Automated Claims and Medical Record Databases) is a core in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (CCEB) created to foster epidemiologic research into therapeutics, using large population-based automated claims databases (Medicaid / Medicare) and medical records databases (GPRD™ and THIN), and an adverse event reporting system (AERS) database. <b>Goals:</b> • Encourage investigators with diverse training to conduct studies focused on translational therapeutics and drug safety • Provide access to large databases that allow for rapid and cost-effective research on therapeutics and drug safety • Foster collaboration with CTSA sites outside of Penn who wish to use these databases for clinical research
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  3. Affiliation
    Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training
  4. Performs Technique
    Database hosting
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  8. Director
    Hennessy, Sean, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
  9. Secondary affiliation
    Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics
  10. Secondary affiliation
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  11. Other members
    Schinnar, Rita, M.P.A.
  12. Other members
    Haynes, Kevin, Pharm.D., M.S.C.E.
  13. Other members
    Palumbo Freeman, Cristin, M.P.H.
  14. Other members
    Leonard, Charles E., Pharm.D., M.S.C.E.
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