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VIReC Database and Methods Seminar

Examining Veterans’ Pharmacy Use with VA and Medicare Pharmacy Data


by Walid Gellad, MD, MPH
Seminar date: 2/1/2016

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

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