#data Archives - Truveta

How we’re helping researchers navigate the imperfect world of real-world data

Most medical researchers will agree – when it comes to using real-world data, the quality of the data is just as important as the data itself. But there is debate around what exactly defines this quality. A record that may be valuable for one study may be incomplete for another.   Here’s how we see it: … Continued

How Truveta is delivering data quality at scale

Real world data is providing an exciting new source of information for breakthrough research. And Truveta is leading the way, with the most complete, timely, and highest quality data on U.S. health. But working with real world data has its challenges – especially considering the unparalleled depth and diversity of the data we receive each … Continued

Meet the Truveta MDs: Harshita Ravishankar, MD, MPA

We continue our Meet the MDs series with Harshita Ravishankar, who recently joined our Partner team as the Director of Partner Solutions and Success. Harshita brings a depth of experience across not only patient care, but research, finance, and business development to her new role. Located in New York City (where her 2-year-old keeps her … Continued

Truveta Spotlight: Tilak Paija Pun

When you meet Tilak Paija Pun, one of the first things you will notice is his broad grin and infectious laugh. He exudes positivity, even when reminiscing about some of the most challenging times in his life. We sat down with Tilak to learn more about his journey from a small village in Nepal to … Continued

Truveta Insights: Do emergency department visits for asthma increase when the air quality index is high?

In recent years, the Northwest has experienced record-breaking air quality index (AQI) values from forest fires along the west coast of Canada and the United States. Dramatic headlines have highlighted the potentially hazardous connection between the fires, air quality, and our health. At the time some reports highlighted that breathing Seattle air was as bad … Continued

Meet the Truveta MDs: Michael Simonov, MD

This month we feature Michael Simonov, MD and the head of Clinical Informatics at Truveta. When we sat down with Michael, we learned three key things have focused his career to date – a desire to keep learning, the incredible power of data, and most importantly, a focus on people and community. Just keep learning … Continued

Meet the Truveta MDs: Ryan Ahern, MD MPH

This month we feature Ryan Ahern, MD MPH, who serves as Truveta’s Chief Medical Officer, and his journey to Truveta. It’s March 2020. Ryan had been living in New York City and held an adjunct faculty position at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center where he practiced on a part time basis. Like … Continued

COVID-19 breakthrough infection rates by co-morbidity during Omicron wave

After looking at the Truveta COVID-19 dashboard, our Research Team was curious about the breakthrough rates for specific disease types and how they compared between fully vaccinated individuals with and without booster shots. The team took the data in the dashboard and investigated further. Fully vaccinated was defined as 14 days after one dose of … Continued