I've been working with HEDIS measures for quality measurement in healthcare in the US, but most of what I have seen is proprietary. I'm interested in reproducible research hence my need for open data. Any suggestions?

  • Can you be a little more specific? Are you looking for a specific type of provider or at least hospital/physician? – Mark Silverberg Sep 11 '14 at 22:00
  • So far I have worked with only Hospital level data from AHRQ. Unfortunately this data is proprietary. As I explore this topic for my dissertation I would like to favor more publicly available data. Any level (geo-unit/hospital/physician/patient) could work for me. – Fernando Hoces De La Guardia Sep 12 '14 at 15:52
  • I added some places to start for sources directly from CMS but there's a lot of other information out there especially when you are willing to go hunting for it from local MONHARQ instances, etc. – Mark Silverberg Sep 12 '14 at 18:29

As you know, there are a number of different quality improvement initiatives at all different levels of government and the healthcare ecosystem. Here are some of my favorite sources for hospital level data which has good coverage across CMS certified hospitals in the US:

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.