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The purpose of this study is to interrogate the Partners for Kids (PFK) and the pediatric health information (PHIS) databases in addition to our own perioperative Nationwide Children's data base to look at outcomes, resource utilization, and cost trends for adenotonsillectomy in the nationally versus locally. The investigators also want compare Nationwide Children's to other regional and national tertiary pediatric institutions.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Pediatric Health Information System (PHIS), Partners for Kids (PFK) and Nationwide Children's Hospital Perioperative Database
Enrolling by invitation
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-07-20T11:52:42-0400
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Automatic and seamless exchange or cross-talk of HEALTH INFORMATION across HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS.
A system for the collection and/or processing of data from various sources, and using the information for policy making and management of health services. It could be paper-based or electronic. (From http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTHEALTHNUTRITIONANDPOPULATION/EXTHSD/0,,contentMDK:22239824~menuPK:376799~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:376793,00.html. http://www.who.int/healthinfo/systems/en/)
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Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.
Organizational framework for the dissemination of electronic healthcare information or clinical data, across health-related institutions and systems. Its overall purpose is to enhance PATIENT CARE.
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