Healthcare   Data Sets

Healthcare   Data Sets

There are many different organizations that create and maintain healthcare data sets. By Day 1 of Week One, you will be assigned one of the following data sets to research and share with the class:

  • Healthcare Effectiveness Data Set (HEDIS)
  • Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS)
  • Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS)
  • Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI)
  • Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER)
  • National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES)
  • Diabetes Registry
  • Medical Device Registry
  • National Practitioner Data bank
  • National survey of Ambulatory Surgery
  • National Hospital Care Survey

For your assigned data set, include the following information in your initial post:

  • The data source
  • Data type
  • A minimum of ten data elements
  • Targeted population
  • Purpose of the data set
  • How the data is collected and used
  • Identify and summarize an article/report regarding the      data findings.

Initial Post: Your initial post should be a minimum of 250 to 300 words. In addition to the textbook, utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources to support your post. Cite and reference your sources in APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.