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Record linkage and bioinformatics 1

Module leads

            Edouard Mathieu

Will HerringtonWill Herrington

Learning objective:

  • To appreciate the range of routine healthcare data available for population health research
  • To appreciate the technical aspects of record linkage, data processing, outcome phenotyping and statistical analysis of linked data
  • To be able to incorporate rountine healthcare data into the design of large-scale epidemiological studies


  1. Exploiting new technologies for large-scale health
  2. Record linkage and data processing
  3. Practical issues in the analysis of electronic medical records and other linked data
  4. Generating information on phenotype
  5. The use of routine data for efficient randomised trials
  6. Consolidation