Tuesday, March 16, 2010

AHRQ Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project - Free training available

Register Now for the 1-Day Hands-On HCUP Training Workshop on 4/26/2010 at AHRQ Headquarters
On April 26, AHRQ will sponsor a full-day hands-on workshop for health services researchers interested in using HCUP data resources.  Participants will be exposed to HCUP databases and related tools (including HCUPnet) through hands-on manipulation of the data, including file construction, producing national estimates, creating State-level output, and applying critical methods to produce correct standard deviations.  Access to the HCUP Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) and State Inpatient Databases (SID) will be provided during the workshop.

The course will be held at AHRQ Headquarters in Rockville, Maryland.  There is no registration fee to attend.  Additional information and the registration form for this event are available
here. Registration is limited.  We hope to see you there!
Register Now for the HCUP Databases and Tools Webinar Series on 4/12/2010 and 5/10/2010!

AHRQ will be hosting a two-part webinar series on the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) databases, products, and tools.  Registration is now open for the HCUP Webinar Series. There is no registration fee to attend.

The first one-hour session will introduce health services and policy researchers to the HCUP databases and related resources that can enhance their research studies by providing a general overview of the HCUP databases.  This webinar will be offered on Monday, April 12, 2010 at 2:00-3:00 PM EST.

The second one-hour session will be offered on Monday, May 10, 2010 at 2:00-3:00 PM EST. This webinar will focus on the HCUP products and tools, with particular emphasis on HCUPnet, our free online data query system.

Registration information is available here.  Please note that once registration reaches capacity, you will no longer be able to register.  For additional questions, please contact HCUP User Support at hcup@ahrq.gov.  

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