Secondary Data in Healthcare Research

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Secondary Data in Healthcare Research

Outcomes addressed in this Assignment:

  • Identify the internal and external users of secondary data.
  • Distinguish among healthcare databases in terms of purpose and content.

Addressed in this Assignment:

Determine appropriate health information standards and regulations for specific organizations.

Instruction

Review the following website:

Source: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project: United States Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved from http://www.ahrq.gov/research/data/hcup/

Create an informational flyer for the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. You should use Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher to create your advertisement. Include the following information:

  • What is the HCUP Program?
  • There are several different database tools used in this program. Name at least four database tools and give a summary for each.
  • Indicate on the advertisement if your state participates in the HCUP program. If your state does participate in the program, provide the contact information for the person listed.

Requirements:

The Assignment should be a 1 page flyer created using either Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher.

This Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.) And APA Guidelines. Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. The resources used (including your text) should be properly cited. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.

   Review the following website: Source: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project: United States Department of Health and Human Services. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/data/hcup/  Answer the following questions in paragraph format:  

1.Does your state participates in the HCUP program? 

2.Who is the contact person? Give the name and contact information.  

3.What is the HCUP program? Describe in detail.  4.There are several different database tools used in this program. Name at least four 

(4) and give details about each. 

The Assignment should be 2-3 pages in length, prepared in a Microsoft Word document, and APA formatted.