The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) announces the release of two databases:
- The 2014 National Inpatient Sample (NIS) is the largest publicly available all-payer inpatient health care database in the United States. Its large sample size is ideal for developing national and regional estimates and enables analyses of rare conditions, uncommon treatments, and special populations.
- The 2014 Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD) is a unique and powerful database designed to support various types of analyses of national readmission rates for all payers and the uninsured.
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