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Public Data Sets

Inpatient, Ambulatory Surgeries, Emergency Department Encounters

Public use data sets (PDS) are designed to provide general health care information to a wide spectrum of users with minimal controls. Considerable efforts are taken to ensure that individual patients cannot be identified from the PDS. Patient’s age, diagnosis codes, physician’s specialty, and payers are grouped and several data elements are encrypted under specific conditions. This data is available in two different data sets on CD ROM. See the online order form or the printable order form for pricing or call 801-538-7048.

2012 Inpatient Hospital Discharge Data (previous years available 1992 - 2011)

Data Elements PDF Document
Inpatient Users Manual PDF Document

2011 Ambulatory Surgery Data (previous years available 1996 - 2010)

Data Elements PDF Document
Ambulatory Surgery Users Manual PDF Document

2011 Emergency Department Data (previous years available 1996 - 2010)

Data Elements PDF Document
Emergency Department Users Manual PDF Document

Research-Oriented Data Set

This restricted data set includes additional confidential data elements collected in the hospital discharge abstract and is available to researchers that have obtained Institutional Review Board and HDC approval for bona fide health care cost, quality, and access research. Available for $3,150 on CD ROM. Call 801-538-7048 or fax or mail the request form.


Last updated: February 18, 2014