Linking data allows for more exhaustive data sets and can enable research involving multiple variables that cannot be researched with one data source alone. CPCSSN has linked CPCSSN-collected electronic medical record data with complementary administrative health data so that complex conditions involving many variables can be researched. For example, a CIHR-funded study is examining frailty … Read more What is data linkage and how does it relate to CPCSSN?
Yes – researchers approved by CPCSSN can request fully anonymized data sets from CPCSSN with which to conduct research. These are in addition to the Data Presentation Tool (DPT), CPCSSN’s quality improvement tool.