AHRQ HCUP resource

September 2017

Hospital Management

Country of origin: USA

AHRQ web-based resource - the HCUP Statistical Briefs - containing information from its Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). In response to current concerns about the cost and health implications of overuse and inappropriate use of emergency departments, particularly for persons with limited access to other means of care, the first two briefs focus on emergency department use in the United States.

Future HCUP Statistical Briefs are released monthly.

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