Meyers Primary Care Institute Data Description

Meyers Primary Care Institute Data Description

NIH Collaboratory Distributed Research Network

Years of data available 1999-2016
Total enrollees in research database: All years 776,968
Total enrollees in research database: Most recent year 226,237
Age distributions (%): Most recent year
0-21 years 23
22-44 years 32
45-64-years 32
65+ 13
Data models available ​Sentinel Common Data Model (CDM)Virtual Data Warehouse (VDW) CDM
Health plan/health system description The Meyers Primary Care Institute (MPCI), established in 1996, is a joint endeavor of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Health (FH), and Reliant Medical Group (RMG). We obtain data from both FH and RMG. FH is an insurer with approximately 240,000 members and RMG is a non-profit community-based physician group that cares for approximately 256,000 patients annually.
Collaboration requirements and additional information Final de-identified data from select projects are made available to researchers under an appropriate data sharing agreement that provides for: 1) use of the data only for research purposes and not to identify any individual participant; 2) securing the data using appropriate measures; 3) not redistributing the data; 4) destroying or returning the data after analyses are completed; 5) not using the data for commercial purposes; and 6) proper acknowledgement of the source of the data.
Research capabilities Final de-identified data from select projects are made available to researchers under an appropriate data sharing agreement that provides for: 1) use of the data only for research purposes and not to identify any individual participant; 2) securing the data using appropriate measures; 3) not redistributing the data; 4) destroying or returning the data after analyses are completed; 5) not using the data for commercial purposes; and 6) proper acknowledgement of the source of the data.

 

Citation:

NIH Collaboratory Distributed Research Network (DRN): Meyers Primary Care Institute Data Description. In: Rethinking Clinical Trials: A Living Textbook of Pragmatic Clinical Trials. Bethesda, MD: NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory. Available at: http://www.rethinkingclinicaltrials.org/nih-collaboratory-distributed-research-network-1/meyers-pci/. Updated April 3, 2018.