Archive project: CSHA cohort linkage database project

Principal investigator:  Lynn Beattie
Institution: University of British Columbia
Funding agency:  N/A

Data sets requested

  • Medical Services Plan (BC Ministry of Health)
  • Consolidation file (Medical Services Plan Premium Registration and Billing) (BC Ministry of Health)
  • PharmaCare (BC MInistry of Health)
  • Hospital Separations (BC Ministry of Health)
  • Deaths (BC Vital Statistics Agency)
  • Births (BC Vital Statistics Agency)



Beattie BL., Sauter A., Donald A., Gutman G., McGrail K. M, Hertzman C (2002). "Linkage of clinical and administrative health databases to evaluate the effect of self-rated health, cognition, and function on health care utilization cost per day at risk (CPDAR)". Poster session presented at the meeting of the 8th International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Stockholm, Sweden July 20-25

Naslund J, Sauter A, Beattie BL, Gutman G. (2010) "The impact of cognitive decline on health service utilization costs during transition from community to institutional living" Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 6, S325.  Poster session presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease. Hawaii, Honolulu


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