Research Resources - SBH Health System
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Research Resources

St. Barnabas Hospital Data/Statistics

  • St. Barnabas Hospital Trauma Registry – contact Robert Davis MD at ext 3497
  • If your project will involve searching the hospital’s EMR, or other Hospital data bases, please complete the IS Request form. Explain in detail the proposed project, specific aims, and provide a detailed listing of the variables you will need IS to write a program to search for. Include time frame of study. This form should then be emailed to: irb@stbarnabas-ny.org The Research Committee will review your request and either inform you of required changes, or that your request has been sent to IS.

National, State and Local Government Databases

United States
http://www.cdc.gov/datastatistics/
Health Data & Statistics by Topic – check out the Tools & Resources table on this page for interactive data sets

New York State
http://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/

New York City
https://a816-healthpsi.nyc.gov/epiquery/

My Community’s Health: One-Stop Shopping for City Health Data
Interactive Data Tools

  • EPIQUERY: NEW YORK CITY INTERACTIVE HEALTH DATA
    An online tool to answer health-related questions with many different types of data, including: Community Health Survey, Communicable Disease Surveillance System, Vital Statistics Birth and Death data, Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance data and many more
    nyc.gov/health/epiquery
  • ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH TRACKING PORTAL Access to data in reports, charts and maps about the environment and health in New York City
    nyc.gov/health/tracking

Health Data Resources

Data Publications and Presentations

… and much more (STD reports, HIV/AIDS data presentations, Rat Portal, etc.)!

Links to all New York City health data resources:

nyc.gov/health/mycommunityshealth

Boroughs
http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/html/data/data.shtml

Miscellaneous Databases

Bulleted Links taken from Research Guides D. Samuel Gottesman Library Albert Einstein College of Medicine – please note some require an AECOM password

OVID Medline

OVID Medline – Bibliographic and abstract coverage of biomedical literature: medical, dental, nursing, allied health and healthcare administration. Updated weekly. Searchable back to 1946. Some available resources include:

  • OVID Medline
  • Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials
  • Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
  • Cochrane Methodology Register
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • National Health Sciences Economic Evaluation Database
  • Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, secondary referencing

Access to OVID Medline requires the user to be on the intranet. Please contact the Library for further information.

Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System – SPARCS

Information Systems (IS) can generate a report for you that is specific to St. Barnabas Hospital when given ICD9 codes.