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CLDR Lecture: Moving Forward With Value-Based Care - July 17, 2017

photos of presentation by Dr. KumarThe Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation welcomes Amit Kumar, PT, PhD, MPH, Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University for a presentation entitled, "Moving Forward With Value-Based Care: Managing Cost by Managing Intensity of Care?" on July 17, 2017.

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Workshop: Instrumental Variables Analysis - July 13-14, 2017

Research investigators attend a presented by Felix Elwert, PhDThe Division of Rehabilitation Sciences, the Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation (CLDR), and the Office of Biostatistics in the Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health at UTMB co-hosted a two-day workshop on July 13-14, for research investigators on Instrumental Variables Analysis (IV).

IV analysis is an important quasi-experimental technique with numerous applications in economics, the social and biomedical sciences, business, marketing, and education. Felix Elwert, PhD guides students through a 2-day seminar that takes students from the basic Wald estimator up to powerful recent developments, including non-parametric test of the exclusion assumption.

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Cornell Webinar: Tools for Finding Disability and Rehabilitation Related Data, May 5, 2017

Presenters: William Erickson and Sarah Von Schrader, K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability, Cornell University

Tools for Finding Disability and Rehabilitation Related Data

Date and Time:  Tuesday, May 5th, 2017 2:00-3:00pm EDT

Research tools for exploring national-survey and administrative data

Secondary datasets such as national surveys and administrative data are valuable resources for testing hypotheses and generating national-level statistics about disability and rehabilitation related-issues. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to identify what datasets are available and what data are most appropriate for addressing a specific research interest.

This presentation will introduce two innovative web-based resources designed to help researchers learn:

- What datasets related to disability and rehabilitation are out there?
- What topics are covered in each dataset?
- What are the dataset strengths and limitations?
- How do I access the datasets?
- How to link to the University of Michigan’s Archive of Data on Disability to Enable Policy and Research (ADDEP)

The Rehabilitation Dataset Directory  is a browse-able/searchable database providing an overview, description, sample and other pertinent information for nearly 60 datasets. The Rehabilitation Research Cross-dataset Variable Catalog allows the exploration of variables organized by topics (including disability and health conditions, healthcare, health behaviors and more) simultaneously across 6 major datasets.

The tools were developed by the Yang-Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI) at Cornell University in collaboration with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). This work was funded by a sub-contract to YTI through funding from The National Institutes of Health - National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (No. R24 HD065702) a grant funded to the UTMB’s Center for Rehabilitation Research using Large Datasets.

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ICPSR Summer Program Workshop - June 29-30, 2017

ICPSR Summer Program Workshop - June 29-30, 2017

Data Curation for Disability and Rehabilitation Outcomes Research

What is data curation? This two-day workshop is for any individual interested or actively engaged in preparing research data for sharing and reuse among those involved in rehabilitation and disability outcomes research.

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AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 25-27, 2017

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 25-27, 2017, New Orleans, LA

Innovation Session, June 26, 2017, 3:45

Increasing Access to Research Data for Secondary Data Analysis in the Rehabilitation and Disability Fields

The CLDR is hosting an inter-professional session designed to identify and explain the current data sharing attitudes and practices in disability and rehabilitation research. In addition, the panel will highlight recent success stories from PI’s who have archived data as well as end-users who have performed secondary data analysis with those archived data.

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AcademyHealth 2017 Health Datapalooza, April 27-28, 2017

CLDR will host a Discussion Panel, April 27, 2:45-4pm, "Broadening Access to Research Data in the Rehabilitation and Disability Fields" at the AcademyHealth 2017 Health Datapalooza, April 27-28, 2017.

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CLDR/CeRPAN Lecture: Measuring Quality - Principles & Methods, March 31, 2017

The Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation and the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition welcomed Anne Deutsch, RN, PhD, CRRN, Senior Research Public Health Analyst at RTI International for a presentation entitled, "Measuring Quality: Principles and Methods" on March 31, 2017.

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NEJM Data Sharing Web Event April 3-4, 2017

Free webinar from the New England Journal of Medicine: Aligning Incentives for Sharing Clinical Trial Data April 3-4, 2017

Take part in an open conversation among clinical trial stakeholders to help identify sustainable solutions for responsible sharing of data. Engage with leading experts in moderated Q&A sessions and share your perspective in online working groups.

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University of Pittsburgh 33rd International Seating Symposium March 2-4, 2017

The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology Continuing Education Program (RSTCE) is the host of the 33rdInternational Seating Symposium (ISS).

The ISS is the leading educational and scientific conference in the field of wheelchair seating and mobility as well as, related technologies.

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UTMB Health Policy Dialogue: The IMPACT Act and Value-Based Health Care, Feb 23, 2017

UTMB Health Policy Dialogue, The IMPACT Act and Value -Based Health Care presented by Gerben Dejong, PhD, FACRM, Feb 23, 2017
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Cornell Disability Webinar, Feb 1, 2017

Cornell University's Yang -Tan Institute on Employment and Disability (YTI) will host a free online webinar on Wednesday, February 01, 2017 from 02:00 PM to 02:30 PM EST to present the findings of the 2015 Disability Status Report. This free webinar will explore data from the recently released 2015 American Community Survey (ACS) related to disability and employment, education, poverty, household income and labor earnings.
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The Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation involves a consortium of investigators from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Cornell University, and the University of Michigan. The CLDR is funded by NIH - National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, through the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke, and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. (P2CHD065702).