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NIS Description of Data Elements
The NIS is set of longitudinal hospital inpatient databases included in the HCUP family. These databases are created by AHRQ through a Federal-State-Industry partnership.
 
HOSP_MHSMEMBER - Multi-hospital system membership
 
Documentation Sections:
General Notes
Uniform Values
State Specific Notes
General Notes
 

The data element HOSP_MHSMEMBER indicates if the hospital is a member of a multi-hospital system. It is calculated by assigning values of 1 or 0 (1 for being a member of a multi-hospital system and 0 for non-member).

 
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Uniform Values
VariableDescriptionValueValue Description
HOSP_MHSMEMBERMulti-hospital system membership1Yes
0No
 
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State Specific Notes
None
 
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Internet Citation: HCUP NIS Description of Data Elements. Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). September 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/db/vars/hosp_mhsmember/nisnote.jsp.
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