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VIReC Database and Methods Seminar

Examining Veterans’ Pharmacy Use with VA and Medicare Pharmacy Data

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by Walid Gellad, MD, MPH ; Xinhua Zhao, PhD, MPH
Seminar date: 6/29/2015

Description: Discuss how outpatient pharmacy data has been used in VA studies.
Provide an overview of VA and Medicare pharmacy databases.
Discuss where to find information in the VA and Medicare pharmacy databases.
Describe examples of VA studies that have used the VA pharmacy databases.

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