August 1999 Bulletin

AHCPR opens new Internet service for hospital care data

The U.S. Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) announced a free new interactive online service-HCUPnet-that permits policymakers, researchers and others to send questions about inpatient hospital care in the U.S. over the Internet and receive answers within seconds. The service can be accessed online by login onto AHCPR's web site Users can choose specific conditions, diseases groups or procedures and then request information such as length of stay, total charges and discharge status.

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