Posts for the month of October 2018

HERON Pomme de Terre Contains Data Through July 2018

HERON Pomme de Terre Contains Data Through July 2018:

  • Place of Service brought in from O2 is now included under the Visit Details
  • Data is now current through July 2018.
  • Our team is working on aligning our data and infrastructure to participate in the ACT network. ACT will allow users to query multiple sites to obtain feasibility counts.

Software Engineer Spotlight: Dan Connolly has been working with medical informatics since HERON was first developed in 2010. Dan has been instrumental in setting up the infrastructure for HERON and bringing in many data sources. Currently, Dan has been focusing on the GROUSE project to integrate medicare/medicaid claims data from 8 states along with clinical data from our 12 greater plains collaborative sites.

Need help with HERON? Join the Frontiers Lunch and Learn which meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in room 3001D Student Center. Register in advance if possible but drop-ins are welcome.

Any publication that results from a project utilizing HERON should cite grant support (CTSA Award # UL1TR002366).

HERON Pomme de Terre Contents Summary

Our tour of rivers and lakes expands to include bodies of water within the Greater Plains Collaborative states. This month honors Pomme de Terre Lake in Missouri.

The HERON repository contains over 2 billion real observations from the hospital, clinics, and research systems:

Cancer Cases22.0M98K
KUH Cancer Registryca 1950s18-Junlabels*?#3927
Cardiology Labs39.4M406K
Cystic Fibrosis Registry664K241
CF Registry17-Apr18-Jun
KUH Billing (O2 via SMS)ca 1980s18-Junvarious*
UKP Billingca. 200017-Aug
64.4K64.4KFrontiers participant registryJ-1718-Jun
212.7K212.7KSocial Security Death Indexca. 196217-Dec
Diagnoses (IDC9, ICD10)124M1.05M
UKP Billingca. 200017-Nov
University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC)Q4 200818-Jun
Lab Results247M531K
KUH/O2/Epicca 200318-Junvarious*
KUH/O2/Epic (Organized by VA Class)7-Nov18-Junvarious*
KUH/O2/Epicca 200318-Junvarious*
NegativeN/AN/AKUH/O2/Epicca 200318-Jun
PositiveN/AN/AKUH/O2/Epicca 200318-Jun
National Cardiovascular Data Registry2.19M18.0K
National Trauma Data Registry0.93M15.7K
Nursing Observations1.72B?
Procedure Orders158M805K
KUH/O2/Epicca 200318-Junvarious*
Procedures (CPT)62.8M
UKP Billingca. 200018-Jan#4093, #4100
KUMC Biospecimen Repository?15-Jul
Visit Details252M1.24M
?Hospital Quality Metrics12.9M158K
University?HealthSystem??Consortium (UHC)Q4 200818-Junvarious*


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Beta Disclaimer

We are providing this early access to obtain feedback from you, the research community. While we are actively working on validating the data loaded into the system with hospital and clinic technical staff, there may be problems with our translation of data from our source systems (HospitalEpicSource and ClinicIdxSource) into HERON.

Please email us at if you discover information you believe may be erroneous.

We are actively working on enhancing the types of data included. Stay tuned to our roadmap to track progress toward upcoming releases.

Various Issues Still Apply

Keep in mind the issues noted in the original HERON beta notice, including:

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