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VIReC Good Data Practices

Access to Data Series: Operations Access to VA Data (Session 3 of 3)

by Angela Jannotta, BA ; Linda Kok, MA
Seminar date: 4/25/2022

Description: This cyberseminar is the third in a series of three focused on the processes, regulatory requirements, and resources for accessing VA data for research, preparatory to research, and operational/quality improvement purposes. This session addresses operations access to VA data. Our primary goal is to increase VA researcher awareness and understanding of how to access operations data, which is typically used for internal VA projects related to analyzing and improving the quality of services and care provided to Veterans.

To view the archives for Part I and II of this series, visit the Access to Data Series: Research Access to VA Data and Access to Data Series: Preparatory to Research Access to VA Data archive pages.

* To outline types of data access and the data sources, tools, and provisioning for operations data access
* To explain the regulatory requirements specific to operations data requests
* To provide a brief overview of the VHA Data Portal and the various data request processes for operations data access

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DOWNLOAD: PDF handout | Audio only (mp3) | transcript

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