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HAP 396 Course Guide

Health Services Research

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  • Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUPnet)  HCUPnet is a free, on-line query system based on data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). It provides access to health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization.
  • Health Information National Trends Survey Data Set   HINTS collects nationally representative data routinely about the American public's use of cancer-related information.
  • National Center for Health Statistics  From CDC, NCHS provides statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people. As the Nation's principal health statistics agency, NCHS leads the way with accurate, relevant, and timely data.
  • State Health Facts (Kaiser Family Foundation)  comprised of more than 800 health indicators and provides users with the ability to map, rank, trend, and download data.
  • NationMaster.com   International compilation of data from key government and agency sources such as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Data: Crime; Disasters; Education; Environment; Health; Immigration; Lifestyle and Mortality.
  • Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care  The project uses Medicare data to provide information and analysis about national, regional, and local markets, as well as hospitals and their affiliated physicians.

Evaluating Sources: ABCDE

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