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Medical care -- Evaluation

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View Resource National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS)

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released public-use data files for the 1997 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NHAMCS). The NHAMCS "collect[s] data on the utilization and provision of ambulatory care services in hospital emergency and outpatient departments." The Website for the survey describes methodology and data, provides technical documentation for accessing...

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/elec_prods/subject/nhamcs....
View Resource Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century

Released March 2001, this headline-making report from the Institute of Medicine, concludes that the nation's health care industry has failed to provide "safe, high-quality care consistently to all Americans." Offering a comprehensive assessment, the report criticizes the inability of current institutional structures to effectively treat those with "even common chronic conditions" because of the...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/10027/crossing-the-quality-chasm...
View Resource State Health Facts Online

Provided by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, State Health Facts discloses important health and health policy information for all fifty states and US territories. Data are divided into ten categories -- demographics and the economy, health status, health coverage and uninsured, medicaid and CHIP, medicare, health costs and budgets, managed care and health insurance, providers and service use,...

https://www.kff.org/statedata/