191104 HCUP State Databases

Sunday, October 26, 2008: 8:45 AM

Chaya T. Merrill, MPH, DrPH , Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Faculty will provide detailed information on the three HCUP state-level databases: the State Inpatient Databases (SID), State Ambulatory Surgery Databases (SASD) and the State Emergency Department Databases (SEDD). The purpose, file structure, research applications, and benefits/limitations of each database will be discussed. Current research uses of the databases will be presented.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the three main HCUP state-level databases. Explain the purposes, file structure, and uses of the databases.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: My several year's of professional experience and academic training in working in health care research, programming, and data analysis. I have presented this course at previous APHA meetings and received high ratings.
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.