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VIReC Database and Methods Seminar

Identifying Study Participants and Non-Traditional Encounters for Research & QI Studies of Whole Health


by Rian Defaccio, MS ; Jamie Douglas, MA ; Xiaoyi Zhang,
Seminar date: 9/13/2021

Description: This session will provide details about identifying non-traditional encounters without established CPT codes in CDW using HealthFactors, CHAR4, note titles and location names. Other details will be shared regarding experiences with sites implementing national coding guidance potential methods to validate non- traditional encounters and unique uses of the data.

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