Technical Data Core

Technical Data Core

The Technical Data Core (TDC) focuses on leveraging electronic health records (EHRs), administrative data and other health care system data sources to conduct ePCTs among people living with dementia (PLWD) and their care partners.

Core Leader

Core Activities

  • Develops and disseminates data algorithms to identify and characterize PLWD and their care partners from EHRs and administrative datasets.
  • Develops and disseminates algorithms that capture relevant health outcomes of PLWD and their care partners from secondary and primary data sources.
  • Gives technical assistance to investigators conducting ePCTs in PLWD by providing data and guidance for: 1. Power calculations based on eligibility criteria, cohort size and outcome selection; 2. Real-time recruitment; 3. Automating data extraction for reporting and analysis; 4. Quantifying outcomes and; 5. Embedding trial-specific clinical notifications or adherence monitoring reports into EHRs.
  • Enables investigator access to remote enclaves of sensitive data (e.g., EHRs, private claims records).

Executive Committee