Validation of Acute Myocardial Infarction Cases

Basic Details
Date Posted
Friday, July 1, 2011
Health Outcome(s)
acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
Study Type
Validations Supported by Traditional Medical Chart Review

Project to assess the positive predictive value of a diagnosis and procedure code-based algorithm for identifying cases of acute myocardial infarction in electronic healthcare databases using an expert panel to review extracts from full-text medical records stripped of direct identifiers.

Additional Information
Time Period
Population / Cohort
All individuals
Data Source(s)
Mini-Sentinel Distributed Database (MSDD)
Workgroup Leader(s)

Jerry H. Gurwitz MD; Meyers Primary Care Institute, Worcester, MA