Dr. Schmajuk adds, “This is an exciting time for the RISE Registry, as we are just starting to peek at the data contributed by practices and reported to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.”
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Interested in Using RISE Data?
Those interested in using RISE data should submit a request through the ACR. Requests are considered throughout the year, but there are deadlines for some projects based on major funding application timelines, Ms. Johansson says.
To date, it is estimated that 20% of practicing rheumatologists in the U.S. participate in the RISE Registry, which so far represents more than 1 million rheumatology patients and has collected data on roughly 6.5 million patient encounters.
- American College of Rheumatology. Projects Using RISE Data. 2017 Sept 5. https://www.rheumatology.org/Portals/0/Files/RISE-Data-Projects.pdf.
Kelly April Tyrrell writes about health, science and health policy. She lives in Madison, Wis.