PHS Data Center
The Data Center at the Center for Population Health Sciences hosts a diverse collection of high-value data sets and partners with several data sources around the world. The Data Center offers researchers
- A central hub to efficiently access, link, visualize and analyze data from a wide variety of sources; and,
- A library of data assets to facilitate transdisciplinary population health science projects and collaboration.
Visit our Data Portal to explore PHS datasets and learn about tools to manipulate millions of records.
Membership and Access
Once you have identified data of interest, you will need to meet several requirements to ensure responsible use of sensitive data. You can read more about requirements in the access section of each dataset on the PHS Data Portal.
To learn more about how to use PHS data, please refer to our Data User Guide
To learn more about our Data Management Policy, please view the CMS Data Management Policy
PHS offers office hours to assist you with questions you may have about accessing or working with our datasets. Please schedule your meeting using our online sign-up website.
Optum Data Training
On Thursday, October 11 from 10 – 11 AM in MSOB X303 (1265 Welch Road, Stanford, CA) PHS will be hosting a special Optum Training with Marguerite Dresser and Dona Petrozzi from Optum. This training is highly recommended for people who are new to Claims or Optum or who have particular questions about the Optum data. There will also be a Zoom option.