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List of Data Requests Approved by the DHCS Data and Research Committee

This webpage lists data requests approved by the DHCS Data and Research Committee. 

More projects will be posted soon when they are approved.

  

A

"A Medi-Cal Claims Analysis of Early Intervention Programs for Psychosis.Nev Jones from the Felton Institute.

 

“A Multi-State Study of Cancer Treatment and Outcomes Among American Indians.”  Carol Korenbrot, Ph.D., from the California Rural Indian Health Board.

 

 “A randomized controlled trial of ‘The Bridge,’ a peer health navigation intervention.”  John Brekke from the University of Southern California. 

 

“Assessing the Impact of SB 87 on the Medi-Cal Enrollment of SSI Leavers and Welfare Leavers and Increasing Access to Health Care for the Poor: What We Can Learn from the Experience of SB 8.”  Kamran Nayeri, Ph.D., from the University of California at Berkeley.

 

"Assessment of Dental Shortage Areas in the State of California. A Closer Look at Medi-Cal Dental Programs."  Kamyar Nasseh from the American Dental Association.

 

C

"Cancer Disparities in Young Adults with Medicaid Insurance.”  Theresa Keegan from the University of California at Davis. 

 

“Children’s Data Network: An Analysis of Service Trajectories and Outcomes of California Children Covered by Medi-Cal.”  Emily Putnam-Hornstein from the University of Southern California. 

 

“Chronic Disease Morbidity and Mortality among Medi-Cal Beneficiaries with Serious Mental Illness and Co-occurring Substance Use Disorders.”  Tim-Allen Bruckner, Ph.D., MPH, from the University of California at Irvine. 

 

"Comparative Effectiveness of Integration of Care Programs at Improving Metabolic Screening and Treatment of People with Severe Mental Illness." Christina Mangurian, M.D., Ph.D, from the University of California at San Francisco.

 

“Coordinating All Resources Effectively (CARE) for Children with Medical Complexity.” Carlos Lerner from the University of California at Los Angeles and Christy Sandborg from Stanford. 

 

"Consumer Engagement to Increase Advance Care Planning.Amber E. Barnato from the University of Pittsburgh. 

 

“Cost of Alzheimer’s Disease and Associated Dementias to the California Medicaid (MediCal) Program.”  Jeffrey S. McCombs, Ph.D., from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California.

 

D

“Detection and Treatment of Perinatal Depression in a State Medicaid Population.”  Patrick R. Finley, Pharm.D. BCPP from the School of Pharmacy at the University of California at San Francisco.

 

“Drug Formulations and Risk of Bradycardia.”  Jaekyu Shin, Pharm.D, M.S., BCPS, from the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy at the University of California at San Francisco. 

 

E

"Effects of WIC Dental Days Participation on Children’s Use of Oral Health Services.”  Angela Lee from the Alameda County Public Health Department. 

 

“Epidemiology and Prophylaxis of Respiratory Syncytial Virus.”  Almut Winterstein, Ph.D., from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida.

 

"Estimating and Assessing Unmet Needs for People Living with AIDS and HIV."  Christopher C. Paular, MA, from the Office of AIDS in the California Department of Public Health. 

 

“Evaluating Different Adherence Metrics in Asthma.”  Kathleen A. Johnson, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., from the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy at the University of Southern California. 

 

“Evaluating the Health and Financial Impact of the AIM4Fresno In-Home Asthma Program.”  Ian Duncan from the University of California at Santa Barbara.  

 

“Evaluating the Impact of FDA Warnings and Consensus Recommendation on Metabolic Screening and Monitoring for Patients Initiating Second Generation Antipsychotic Medication: A Multi-State Medicaid Claims Study.”  Elaine Morrato, DrPH, MPH, CPH, from the University of Colorado Denver. 

 

"Evaluation of Cal MediConnect."  Carrie Graham from the University of California at San Francisco.   

 

"Evaluation of Cal MediConnect and Continuation of Rapid Cycle Polling."  Carrie Graham from the University of California at San Francisco.   

 

“Evaluation of Full Service Partnerships in California."  Todd Gilmer, Ph.D. from the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California at San Diego.

 

"Evaluation of Medi-Cal programmatic and policy intervention on trends in adherence to STD screening recommendations among Medi-Cal clients during 2013-2019."  Joan Chow from the California Department of Public Health. 

 

“Evaluation of the Children's Coverage Program (CCP).”  Michael Cousineau, Ph.D., from the Division of Community Health in Department of Family Medicine in Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California.

 

“Evaluation of the Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000.”  Darren Urada, Ph.D., from the University of California, Los Angeles Integrated Substance Programs.

 

“Evaluation of Vaccine Coverage, Accuracy of Vaccination Records, and Viral Hepatitis Treatment and Outcomes Among Medi-Cal Recipients.   Kathleen Winter from the California Department of Public Health.

 

“Expanding the Role of Medicaid in Cancer Care for the Uninsured.”   David Zingmond, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of California at Los Angeles Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research.

 

F

"FamilyLink and FamilyLink Plus Projects."  Meg Knight from the Pima Prevention Partnership. 

 

H

"Health Care Costs and Treatment Patterns of Patients diagnosed with Schizophrenia."  Yuce Huseyin from the New York City College of Technology.

 

“Healthcare utilization and costs of hemophilia in the California Medicaid (Medi-Cal) program.”  Kathleen A. Johnson, Pharm.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., from the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy at the University of Southern California. 

 

“Healthy Kids, Healthy Teeth.” Stuart A. Gansky, DrPH, from the Preventive and Restorative Dental Services from the University of California at San Francisco.   

 

I

“Ibuprofen may safely decrease, and acetaminophen increase, the incidence of bronchiolitis when given for upper respiratory tract infection infants.” Paul Walsh, PhD from the University of California at Davis.

 

"Identifying and describing the spectrum of public health morbidity and health care services costs associated with the 2007 San Diego wildfires within a Medi-Cal population.” Sumi Hoshiko from the California Department of Public Health. 

 

"Impact of Health Care Among SPD Population in Medi-Cal Managed Care."  Lhasa Ray, MD, MS from the Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research at UCLA Department of Medicine.

 

“Implementing Measures Network for Child Health.”  Naomi Bardach, M.D., M.A.S., from the University of California at San Francisco.   

 

"Improvements in Air Quality and Health Outcomes among California Medicaid Enrollees Due to Goods Movement Actions (Phase 2 Health Effect Study)."  Ying-Ying Meng, DrPH, from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. 

  

“Innovative Evaluation of Title X and 1115 Family Planning Waiver Programs:  Secondary Data Analysis.”  Philip Darney, M.D., M.Sc., from the Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences at the University of California at San Francisco.

 

“Investigating of Extent of Churning and Cost of Enrolling Children in Medicaid.”  Gerry Fairbrother, Ph.D., from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital at the University of Cincinnati. 

 

L

"Listening to Mothers in California Survey."  Carol Sakala from the National Partnership for Women & Families along with Paula Braveman, MD, MPH from the University of California at San Francisco.

 

M

"Measuring Continuity of Medi-Cal Coverage: A Model for California Demonstrated for the Time Period of the Economic Downturn.”  Gerry Fairbrother, Ph.D., from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital at the University of Cincinnati.   

 

“Medicaid Claims and Self-Reported Health Status in a Public Mental Health System.”  Jim Banta, Ph.D, MPH, from the School of Public Health at Loma Linda University. 

 

"Medi-Cal Expenditures on Post-Abortion Care."  Ushma D. Upadyay, PhD, MPH, from the Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health at the University of California at San Francisco.

 

“Medi-Cal Spending on Psychotropic Drugs and its Effect on Health Outcomes and Expenditures.”  Jangho Yoon, Ph.D., MSPH, from the Georgia Southern University.

 

"Merger of Welcome Baby Data with Medi-Cal Data.”   Todd Franke from the University of California at Los Angeles. 

 

“Mental Health Tracking System for the State of California.” Sergi Aguilar-Gaxiola, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of California at Davis.

 

"Monitoring the Effects of Citizenship Documentation Requirements.”  Gerry Fairbrother, Ph.D., from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital at the University of Cincinnati.  

  

O

“Optimizing Treatment of Lung Cancer Patients with Comorbidities.” Juan Wisnivesky, MD, DRPH, from the Mount Sinai Health System. 

 

“Oral Corticosteroid Use During Pregnancy and Risk for Preterm Birth.”  Kristin Palmsten, SC.D., from the University of California at San Diego.

 

"Outcome evaluation of the Bedsider program reminder system to improve contraceptive continuation and prevent unplanned pregnancy."  Heike Thiel de Bocanegra from the University of California at San Francisco.   

 

P

"Potential Impact of Antidepressants Upon Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations among Patients Stabilized on Beta-Blockers."  Patrick Finley, PharmD, BCPP from  the University of California at San Francisco School of Pharmacy.

 

"Public Health Research, Epidemiology, and Surveillance for Hemoglobinopathies (PHRESH).” Lisa Feuchfbaum from the California Department of Public Health. 

 

Q

"Quality of Family Planning Services Delivered by Managed Care Medi-Cal Providers."  Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, PhD, MPH  from  the University of California at San Francisco. 

 

R

“Randomized trial to increase adherence to cervical cancer screening guidelines for young women.”  Anna-Barbara Moscicki, MD from the Department of Pediatrics at University of California San Francisco.

 

S

“Sickle Cell Disease Longitudinal Data Collection.”  Susan Paulukonis from the California Department of Public Health. 

 

"SMINET: Applying Evidence to Improve Care and Outcomes in Severe Mental Illness."  Stephen Crystal from the Rutgers University. 

 

"Social Innovation Fund Health and Supportive Housing Initiative."  Beth Weitzman from New York University.  

 

“STDCB HPV-Impact Surveillance Data Matching with Medi-Cal to Obtain HPV Vaccination History.”  Ina Park from from the California Department of Public Health. 

 

"Strong Start for Mothers and Newborns Evaluation."   Ian Hill from the Urban Institute.   

 

 T

"The Impact of Comorbid Illness in Individuals with Chronic HIV/AIDS Infection."  David Zingmond, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of California at Los Angeles Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research.

 

“The Impact of E-Prescribing in the Northern Sierra Rural Health Network.”  Kevin P. Boesen, Pharm.D., from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona.

 

"The UCSF and UNMC Dementia Care Ecosystem: Using Innovative Technologies to Personalize and Deliver Coordinated Dementia Care."  Bruce Miller from at University of California San Francisco   

 

"Toward Making San Diego a Heart Attack and Stroke Free Zone.”  Anthony DeMaria, M.D., from the University of California at San Diego.

 

“Treatment Costs and Health Care Utilization for Schizophrenic Patients in the Medi-Cal System.”  Paul Perry, Ph.D., BCPP, FCCP from the College of Pharmacy at the Touro University.  

 

U

"Use of the Oncotype Dx Assay Among California Breast Cancer Patients Covered by Medi-Cal." Kenneth Kizer, MD, MPH from the Institute of Population Health Improvement at the University of California Davis Health System.

 

V

“Venous Thromoembolism Rates Among Patients Treated with Antipsychotics and Selective Serotonin.”  Paul Perry, Ph.D., BCPP, FCCP from the College of Pharmacy at the Touro University.  

Last modified on: 7/3/2017 3:33 PM