171976 Overview of HCUP

Sunday, October 26, 2008: 8:15 AM

Chaya Merrill, MPH, DrPH (c) , Thomson Healthcare, Washington, VA
Faculty will provide attendees with an overview of the HCUP resources, including information about the five main types of HCUP databases, the related software tools, and research publications. The nature of administrative data, in general, will be discussed and the benefits/limitations of working with administrative data will be presented.

Learning Objectives:
List the five maintpyes of HCUP databases and related resources. Discuss the nature of administrative data and list the benefits and limitation of working with such data.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have several years of academic and professional experience in the health services research and policy field.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.