Free two day ‘Introduction to Linked Health Data’ workshop

Free two day ‘Introduction to Linked Health Data’ workshop

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Free two day ‘Introduction to Linked Health Data’ workshop

The School of Public Health at the University of Queensland and the Queensland Health Data Linkage Unit are holding a free two day ‘Introduction to Linked Health Data’ workshop on 6-7 November 2017 at the UQ Herston Campus in Brisbane.  The workshop will cover applying for, working with and analysing linked health data.  For more information, including how to apply to participate in the workshop, please see the attached flyer.

This is a 2 day introductory workshop to acquaint existing health researchers with the skills needed to undertake basic research using linked health data. Participants will be provided with both theoretical and hands on training.

Topics covered

Session 1: Background and overview:

  1. What is linked data?
  2. Data linked by Queensland Health
  3. Ethical and privacy issues
  4. Accessing linked data

Session 2: Working with linked data:

  1. Examples of linked data
  2. How data linkage is done, including deterministic and probabilistic methods


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