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Nursing - Denton

Nursing research guide for Denton students, faculty, and staff.

Open Access Data Sets

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project

- federal / state / industry partnership sponsored by AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality)
- maintained by the Center for Delivery, Organization, and Markets (CDOM) within AHRQ
Data Sources:
- State data organizations, hospital associations, private data organizations, & US Government 
The Data:
- largest collection of longitudinal hospital care data in the United States 
- all-payer, encounter-level information - beginning 1988
   = cost and quality of health services,
   = medical practice patterns,
   = access to health care programs, and
   = outcomes of treatments at the national, State, and local market levels

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Food & Drug Administration