Slide 29. Types of Research the National Databases Can Support

Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources

Slide Presentation from 2010 webinar describing the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP).

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  • Utilization and cost of hospital inpatient, ED, and ambulatory care.
  • Trends in health care utilization and costs.
  • Quality of care.
  • Impact of health policy changes.
  • Diffusion of medical technology.
  • Medical practice variation.
  • Medical treatment effectiveness.

Contents

Current as of May 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 29. Types of Research the National Databases Can Support: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP): Overview of HCUP Databases, Tools, and Resources. May 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/hcup/hcupsld29.html