Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) COVID-19 Studies

George Hripcsak, Vivian Beaumont Allen Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University; Chair, Department of Biomedical Informatics

This project uses observational health data from around the world to answer questions about COVID-19 such as characteristics of the disease and the effects of drugs. Two current papers include the following:

Characteristics of individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and a comparison with those hospitalized during previous influenza seasons: a multinational network study

Safety of hydroxychloroquine, alone and in combination with azithromycin, in light of rapid wide-spread use for COVID-19: a multinational, network cohort and self-controlled case series study