Expertise

PELyon is affiliated to the Lyon University Hospital and to the Lyon 1 Claude Bernard University.

Areas of expertise

PELyon offers a wide range of research projects that cover the following fields:

Epidemiological studies:

  • - Overview of epidemiological data
  • - Design and implementation of descriptive and analytic epidemiological studies following ENCePP guidelines
  • - Pharmacoepidemiology, surveys on health practices, surveys on appropriate use of drugs

Assessments:

  • - Public health programmes and actions
  • - Public health policies

Economic studies:

  • - Burden/cost of illness studies
  • - Medico-economic studies of therapies or diagnostic methods
  • - Assessment of healthcare management

Methodological assistance and consulting for conception and implementation of pharmacoepidemiological studies

Tools

PELyon conducts studies from several databases to which it has access (with data linkage):
Claims data (SNDS)
  • - DCIR: National healthcare insurance system database covering more than 90% of the population in France, i.e. about 65 million patients, including primary and secondary care
  • - EGB: a 1/97th random sample of DCIR
  • - PMSI: French hospital discharge database
Private data (Networks of Electronic Medical Records)
PROs (Patient-Reported Outcomes)

Projects

Some examples of projects:
1
Study on adherence to asthma treatments
2
Initiation of anti-osteoporotic treatment and medical resource utilization
3
Early adherence to anti glaucoma therapy
4
Assessment of safety of long-acting beta-2-agonists in asthma in routine care
5
Management and costs of rheumatoid arthritis
6
Frequency of comorbidities in COPD and impact on mortality
7
Costs assessment in allergic rhinitis

Education

Participation in several Masters’ Degrees at Lyon 1 University over the last 10 years:

Since 2015: Epidémiologie et gestion des risques (Epidemiology and risk management) - EPIRIS

Since 2013: Evaluation en santé-recherche clinique (Assessment in health/clinical research) - ERC

Since 2013: Critical reading of scientific papers - LCA

2010-2014: Pharmacologie Modélisation Essais cliniques (Pharmacology/Modeling of clinical Trials) - PHAME

Depuis 2008 : European Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine - EUDIPHARM