Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityHCUPnet: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project data
American Hospital Association
This annual publication is based on the results of AHA's annual survey and is touted as "a comprehensive resource for analysis and comparison of health care industry trends in U.S. community hospitals." Ask for the latest edition at the Mann Library help desk.
American Hospital DirectoryAmerican Hospital Directory
National Center for Health Statistics
FastStats on hospital utilization provides direct links to relevant tables from NCHS surveys and publications.
National Health Care Surveys
These reoccuring national surveys give provider-based data over a broad range of care settings and can be used to investigate quality, patient safety, health care disparities, diffusion of technologies, patterns of care for specific conditions, and other special topics.
National Hospital Discharge Survey
An annual survey that provides data on patient characteristics, diagnoses, and various forms of treatment.
National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery
Provides characteristics of ambulatory surgery visits to both hospitals and freestanding ambulatory surgery centers such as patient demographics, source of payment, diagnoses, and procedures. Recent data collection efforts are now under the auspices of the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.