Announcements

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

The month of May is designated as Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States.  During May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its public health partners work to shed light on this hidden epidemic by raising awareness of viral hepatitis and encourage priority populations to get tested.  For more information about current ReACH Center hepatitis C screening and preventions projects please visit http://stophepatitisc.com/

ReACH Assistant/ Associate/Professor Opening

Please visit our Job Opportunities page for more information about this exciting opportunity! 

ReACH Scholar, Dr. Carlos Jaén named to the board of National Library of Medicine

ReACH Scholar Carlos Jaén, MD, PhD, professor and chair of family and community medicine in the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, has been appointed to the board of regents of the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Jaén’s special interests include improving preventive care for individuals of all ages, preventing complications from chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease.

 

 

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Administrative Databases

Helen Parsons, Principle Investigator:

09/20/2012-09/19/2013

National Cancer Institute
Augmenting SEER Treatment Data with Medicare Claims
The purpose of this project is to (a) provide NCI and SEER registries with expertise in determining specific treatments in the Medicare claims data through identification of billing for treatment and treatment administration codes, (b) provide guidance on how to replicate the treatment definitions currently used in SEER as closely as possible with the claims data, and (c) consult with SEER registries on the development of algorithms to identify and classify treatment information from SEER- MEDICARE data.