Program Information

Ms. O’Kelly Phillips will discuss how data collection and management were structured in a large CMS demonstration project involving multiple data sources, including direct input from 40 partnered nursing facilities. Lessons learned throughout the project with attention to best practices for approaching managing projects with complex data structure in investigator-initiated grants and trials will be highlighted.

This is a 25 minute internet media player video of a voice over slide show.
A quiz concluding the presentation will summarize the topic and evaluate your understanding of the material.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss best practices and potential approaches to managing projects involving complex data collection structures.


Erin O'Kelly Phillips, MPH, CCRP

Erin is a Research Manager at Indiana University Center for Aging Research and Regenstrief Institute. Her experience in research trials includes translational research in diabetes, and projects aimed at improving the lives of older adults in nursing facilities. Currently, she is the manager of the Data & Analytics team for the OPTIMISTIC program, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services nursing facility quality improvement project. Erin is passionate about data, and holds an MPH in epidemiology from the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health.


Members - Free
Non-Members - $75.00 (includes 1 year membership)

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Continuing Education Credit Hours:

SOCRA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.75 Continuing Education Credits for SOCRA CE.


Termination Date: 12/22/2026