Data Collection

 

Data Collection Interval

Clinic cohort with real time follow-up

Data Collection Methodology

Pre-2004, prospective data collected through in-person interviews, daily medical record abstraction by trained study personnel, and computerized questionnaires. Post-2004, real-time data collection through a client-server based point-of-care EMR system.

Data Quality

Pre-2004, monthly quality monitoring and review. Post-2004, continuous quality improvement (CQI) with daily review of provider-entered data.

 

 

Interval Cohort 

Year

Data Capture

1988

Standardized patient visit forms manually entered into computer database

1995

Chart abstraction by trained clinic personnel including medications, problem list, and common labs with monthly quality control

1999

Database expands to include health services utilization

 

Clinical Cohort

2004

Deployment of EMR with “real-time” data entry by providers at point-of-care marks transition from interval to clinical cohort

2006

Implementation of 100% continuous quality control with recognition for excellence in information integrity

2008

Database expands to include patient-based metrics (PBMs), Depression (PHQ), Anxiety (PHQ), ARV Adherence (ACTU-4), Alcohol use (AUDIT-C), Drug use (ASSIST), Symptoms (HIV-SI), Quality of life (EuroQOL-5D), Body Morphology (FRAM)