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SEER-Medicare Data Training

Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute
5635 Fishers Lane, Conference Center
Rockville, MD
April 25 - 26, 2013

AGENDA *

  • Joan Warren, Ph.D.
  • Beth Virnig, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Thursday, April 25th

Start timeSession
9:00 Introduction/Overview
9:15 Segment 1: Overview of the Medicare Program (Beth)
10:00 Break
10:15 Segment 2: Structure of the Medicare Data (Beth)
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 Segment 3: Overview of the SEER Data (Joan)
2:00 Segment 4: Overview of the Linked SEER-Medicare Data (Joan)
2:45 Break
3:00 Segment 5: Measuring Surgery (Beth)
4:15 Segment 6: Measuring Chemotherapy (Joan)
5:00 Adjourn
5:00 - 5:45 Optional: Time to talk with course instructors about specific questions or ideas

Friday, April 26th

Start timeSession
8:30 Segment 7: Measuring Radiation Therapy (Beth)
9:15 Segment 8: Measuring Outcomes (Joan)
10:00 Break
10:15 Segment 9: Part D Data (Beth)
11:00 Segment 10: Screening and Surveillance (Joan)
11:45 Segment 11: Estimating the Cost of Care (Beth)
12:15 Lunch
1:00 Optional: Talk with course instructors about specific questions or ideas
1:15 p.m. Segment 12: Comorbidity and Risk Adjustment (Beth)
2:00 Segment 13: Getting Started: Creating a Cohort; Avoiding Common Pitfalls (Beth)
2:30 Break
2:45 Segment 14: Provider Data (Joan)
3:30 Segment 15: Obtaining SEER-Medicare Data (Joan)
3:45 Questions
4:00 Adjourn

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Last Modified: 18 Oct 2013