HCUP 2013 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample Released
The Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) announces the release of the 2013Nationwide Emergency Department Sample (NEDS). The NEDS is the largest all-payer emergency department (ED) database in the United States and enables analyses of ED utilization patterns to support understanding and decision-making regarding this critical source of health care.
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