[California public patient discharge data] [electronic resource] / Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.

Data file
[Sacramento, Calif.] : Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development [producer]
  • Began in 1983?
  • Data (comma-delimited files) and documentation (PDF files).


Related name
Library of Congress genre(s)
Statistics [Browse]
Restrictions note
Use of these data is restricted to persons who have signed the Patient Level Data Use Agreement of the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) of California. See Data and Statistical Services Staff for this form. The names of persons using these data will be forwarded to the OSHPD of California.
Summary note
Contains annual non-confidential hospital patient discharge data for the State of California. These data are edited by the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (prior to 1997, data were edited by the California Health Facilities Commission) and verified by individual hospital. Data are available for all California acute care hospitals (General Acute Care, Acute Psychiatric, Chemical Dependency Recovery, and Psychiatric Health Facilities). Data variables include patient's age, race sex, zip code, admission dates, length of stay, major diagnostic category, diagnosis related group, total charges, and etc.
  • Data accessible via the Data and Statistical Services (DSS) website.
  • Description based on: 2002; title supplied by cataloger.
  • Latest issue consulted: 2004.
Type of data
Data (comma-delimited files) and documentation (PDF files).
System details
Mode of access: Internet.
Other title(s)
  • Ambulatory surgery data
  • California patient discharge data
  • Emergency Department data
  • Public patient discharge data
Also known as
  • California hospital discharge data
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