The NIS Hospital Ownership Files are hospital-level files designed to facilitate analysis of the NIS by hospital ownership categories. The NIS is part of a family of databases and software tools developed as part of the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP), a Federal-State-Industry partnership sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. HCUP databases, tools, and software inform decision making at the national, State, and community levels.
The NIS Hospital Ownership Files contain the following data elements:
The H_CONTRL data element contains the following three hospital ownership categories without any collapsing:
The NIS Hospital Ownership File contains one record for each hospital (HOSPID) and year in the 1998-2007 NIS files. It may be merged with a NIS Hospital file by YEAR and HOSPID. It is available for download as either a SAS File or an ASCII Comma Delimited File.
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|Internet Citation: NIS Hospital Ownership Files. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/nation/nis/nisownership.jsp.
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