Posts for the month of November 2018

HERON Taneycomo adds insurance payer information from IDX

HERON Taneycomo Contains Data Through October 15, 2018.

As a reminder, we have thousands of de-identified physician notes. These are available to search under Visit Notes. In this release, we have added line breaks to the notes to help make them easier to read.

This release also contains more insurance payer information brought in from IDX. This is found under Visit Details \ Payer.

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 Taneycomo Contents Summary

Our tour of rivers and lakes expands to include bodies of water within the in Missouri.

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

Cancer Cases22.4M99K
KUH Cancer Registryca 1950sOct-18labels* #3927
Cardiology Labs41.0M417K
KUH Billing (O2 via SMS)ca 1980sJun-18various*
UKP BillingJun-05Aug-17
67.8K67.8KFrontiers participant registryJun-09Aug-17
212K212KSocial Security Death IndexMay-05Dec-17
Diagnoses (IDC9, ICD10)128M1.07M
UKP BillingJun-05Aug-17
University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC)Q4 2008Jun-18
Lab Results255M544K
KUH/O2/Epicca 2003Oct-18various*
KUH/O2/Epic (Organized by VA Class)Nov-07Oct-18various*
KUH/O2/Epicca 2003Oct-18various*
Negative1.22M187KKUH/O2/Epicca 2003Oct-18
Positive21.8K15.3KKUH/O2/Epicca 2003Oct-18
National Cardiovascular Data Registry2.19M18.0K
National Trauma Data Registry.93M15.7K
Nursing Observations1.13B?
Procedure Orders164M824K
KUH/O2/Epicca 2003Oct-18various*
Procedures (CPT)65.8M
UKP BillingJun-05Aug-17#4093 #4100
KUMC Biospecimen Repository?Jul-15
Visit Details332M1.26M
? Hospital Quality Metrics13.1M160K
University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC)Q4 2008Jun-18various*


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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:

Enhancements and Problems/Defects/Issues Addressed in this Release

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Outstanding Problems/Defects/Issues