Improving the Utility and Comparability of Health Care Data for Health Services Research, Policy Decisions, and Transparency Reports

This report summarizes the AHRQ-funded workshop on Data Acquisition and Enhancement held in Little Rock, AR in 2019. The white paper highlights challenges, notable practices, and data sources for addressing limitations in a given administrative healthcare dataset.

Funding was made possible in part by 5R13HS026663-02 from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Publication Authors
Denise Love and Norman Thurston