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Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACT) Demonstration Labs

A Population Health Informatics Approach for Measuring Obesity Prevalence among VHA Patients


by Hadi Kharrazi, MHI, MD, PhD
Seminar date: 3/20/2019

Description: Dr. Kharrazi will discuss the results of a collaborative project to develop a VHA data framework for population health analytics. He will present the proposed population health framework, and provide a case study on using various data sources to evaluate the prevalence and geographic distribution of obesity among VHA patients from 2000 to 2015. Intended Audience: population health managers, clinicians with interest in obesity and other chronic conditions, disease preventative and health promotion experts, epidemiologists, big data managers and analysts.



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