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Hospital Care Data

AHRQ announces the release of HCUP Facts and Figures: Statistics on Hospital-Based Care in the United States, 2007 (PDF File) (PDF Help) available online at the HCUP-US Website.  This report presents data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database on hospital care in 2007, as well as trends in care from 1997 to 2007.  HCUP Facts and Figures features an overview of numerous hospital-related topics, including general characteristics of U.S. hospitals and the patients being treated; the most common diagnoses, conditions, and procedures associated with inpatient stays; the costs and charges associated with hospitalizations; and a special section that details trends in hospital care by expected payer, including Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, and the uninsured.

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September 23, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare | ,

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