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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Linking Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Data to CMS Data

Description of Collaborative Activity:

The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) is investigating the prevalence, correlates, and progression of subclinical cardiovascular disease in a multi-ethnic cohort. Participant data from the MESA cohort is being linked to Medicare data to allow researchers to identify clinical outcomes and to investigate the utilization and costs of medical services within the Medicare Program.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Database

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:

2011

NIH Participating Institutes/Centers/Office of the Director:

NHLBI

HHS Agency Collaborators on this Activity:

CMS