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SEER-Medicare Training

NCI periodically offers SEER-Medicare training for researchers interested in learning more about these data. Information about upcoming training workshops will be posted as available on the SEER-Medicare home page under "Items of Interest". Copies of the slides from the training sessions can be obtained upon request.

Videocasts of previous SEER-Medicare trainings can be found at http://videocast.nih.gov/ (search on "SEER-Medicare"). To skip to certain segments, refer to the tables below.

April 2013

The agenda for the spring 2013 training is available online.

Segments of SEER-Medicare Training Videos, April 2013, Day 1
Segment Start Time
Introduction 0.00
Overview of the Medicare Program 13:01
Structure of the Medicare Data 63:37
Overview of the SEER Data 184:24
Overview of the SEER-Medicare Data 233:05
Measuring Surgery 280:58
Measuring Chemotherapy 347:48
Segments of SEER-Medicare Training Videos, April 2013, Day 2
Segment Start Time
Measuring Radiation Therapy 0.00
Measuring Outcomes 50:01
Part D Data 102:51
Screening and Surveillance 149:49
Estimating the Cost of Care 178:13
Comorbidity and Risk 207:27
Getting Started 243:49
Provider Data 275:13
Obtaining SEER-Medicare Data 307:47

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November 2011

Segments of SEER-Medicare Training Videos, November 2011, Day 1
Segment Start Time
Overview of the Medicare Program 12:25
Structure of the Medicare Data 67:25
Overview of the SEER Data 151:35
Overview of the Linked SEER-Medicare Data 211:45
Measuring Surgery 250:13
Measuring Chemotherapy 311:56
Segments of SEER-Medicare Training Videos, November 2011, Day 2
Segment Start Time
Measuring Radiation Therapy 4:40
Measuring Outcomes 57:25
Part D Data 96:13
Screening and Surveillance 134:00
Estimating the Cost of Care 175:35
Comorbidity and Risk Adjustment 205:16
Creating a Cohort 243:32
Provider Data 277:10
Obtaining SEER-Medicare Data 312:44

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November 2010

Segments of SEER-Medicare Training Videos, November 2010, Day 1
Segment Start Time
Introduction 0
Overview of the Medicare Program 8:27
Structure of the Medicare Data 69:20
Overview of the SEER Program 161:29
Overview of the linked SEER-Medicare Data 219:48
Creating a Cohort 267:35
Measuring Surgery 300:37
Segments of SEER-Medicare Training Videos, November 2010, Day 2
Segment Start Time
Measuring Chemotherapy 0
Part D data 62:07
Measuring Radiation Therapy 114:55
Measuring Outcomes 154:31
Screening and Surveillance 187.56
Comorbidity and Risk Adjustment 222:06
Estimating the Cost of Care 258:01
Provider Data 273.49
Obtaining SEER-Medicare Data 304:25

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Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013