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Tag Archives: H-CUP
From the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ): Statistical Brief #146 presents data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) on costs of hospital stays in the United States in 2010. Both aggregate hospital costs and the average costs per … Continue reading
Q: My copy of an earlier year of the NIS came with two 10% subsamples. What are these? A: In the 2004 and earlier NIS, HCUP provided two 10% subsamples along with the core data file (a 20% sample) that would … Continue reading
The 2010 Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) was released in June. The NIS is the largest inpatient care database in the U.S. and includes all patients, regardless of payer – covering Medicare, Medicaid, privately insured, and uninsured patients. The NIS is a powerful … Continue reading
The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Nationwide Inpatient Sample(NIS) featuring 2010 data is now available. The NIS is the largest all-payer inpatient care database in the United States. The NIS is nationally representative of all short-term, non-Federal hospitals in the U.S. … Continue reading
New reports published since March: #128 Hospital Stays with Cardiac Stents, 2009 #129 Rates of Obstetric Trauma, 2009 #130 Emergency Department Visits and Inpatient Hospital Stays for All-Terrain-Vehicle-Related Injuries, 2009 #131 Complicating Conditions of Vaginal Deliveries and Cesarean Sections, 2009 #132 Pediatric Cancer Hospitalizations, 2009 … Continue reading
Since March 2012, the following 2010 state databases have been released: State Inpatient Databases (SID): California, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, South Dakota State Ambulatory Surgery Databases (SASD): California, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD): California, Florida, Hawaii, … Continue reading
Two hand-on training sessions in using the HCUP databases & HCUPnet will be held in conjunction with the 2012 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting in Orlando, Florida. HCUP In-Depth and a Special Focus on Repeated Use of Health Care Services (Revisits/Readmissions) … Continue reading
Question: How do I merge the 2009 Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) with an external file from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) via the National Provider Identifier (NPI)? Answer: While the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) does not include … Continue reading
The 2009 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS) has been released. NEDS is the largest all-payer ED database in the United States and contains information about geographic, hospital, patient, and visit characteristics. The 2009 NEDS contains data from nearly 29 million ED … Continue reading
The 2009 Kids’ Inpatient Database (KID) has been released. The KID is the only dataset in the U.S. designed specifically to study hospital use, outcomes, and costs in the pediatric (under age 21) population. A new KID is released every … Continue reading