Optum Clinformatics Data Mart for IU Researchers

Access Requirements and Process

To be approved for access these data, researchers must complete a required training, sign user agreements, and have a Slate Project account. More information is available in our IU Optum Data Information Intranet site (available only to IU researchers with CAS login).

Recent IU Research Using Optum Data

Nguyen, Thuy, Ulrike Muench, Barbara Andraka-Christou, Kosali Simon, W. David Bradford, and Joanne Spetz. 2021. “The Association Between Scope of Practice Regulations and Nurse Practitioner Prescribing of Buprenorphine After the 2016 Opioid Bill.” Medical Care Research and Reviewhttps://doi.org/10.1177/10775587211004311.

Sacks, Daniel W., Alex Hollingsworth, Thuy Nguyen, and Kosali Simon. 2021. “Can Policy Affect Initiation of Addictive Substance Use? Evidence from Opioid Prescribing.” Journal of Health Economics 76 (March): 102397. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhealeco.2020.102397. IU Proxy Link

Gupta, Sumedha, Thuy D. Nguyen, Patricia R. Freeman, and Kosali I. Simon. 2020. “Competitive Effects of Federal and State Opioid Restrictions: Evidence from the Controlled Substance Laws.” Working Paper 27520. National Bureau of Economic Research. https://doi.org/10.3386/w27520.

Perry, Brea L., Kai Cheng Yang, Patrick Kaminski, Meltem Odabas, Jaehyuk Park, Michelle Martel, Carrie B. Oser, Patricia R. Freeman, Yong-Yeol Ahn, and Jeffery Talbert. 2019. “Co-Prescription Network Reveals Social Dynamics of Opioid Doctor Shopping.” PLOS ONE 14 (10): e0223849. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223849.