Hospital and Health Care Records
MEPSnet-DHHS: a set of large-scale surveys of families and individuals, their medical providers, and employers across the United States. MEPS is the most complete source of data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage
National Hospital Discharge and Ambulatory Surgery Data-CDC: a national probability survey designed to meet the need for information on characteristics of inpatients discharged from non-Federal short-stay hospitals in the United States.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- HCUP-Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project: HCUP includes the largest collection of longitudinal hospital care data in the United States, with all-payer, discharge-level information beginning in 1988.
- MEPS-Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: MEPS produces nationally representative statistics on health care expenses, including the type of medical services used, how frequently they are used, the cost of services, and how they are paid for, as well as health conditions and health insurance availability and coverage. MEPS also collects extensive information on employer-based health insurance plans.
Mortality and Morbidity Data
WISQARS (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System): An interactive database system that provides customized reports of injury related data.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
- Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)State Health Departments: is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations.
- National Vital Statistics System: Compiles information from states on vital events – births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and fetal deaths.