Register for HCUP Fall Webinar Series and Hands-on Workshop

 

 
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Registration for HCUP’s Fall Webinar Series Now Open

 

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is offering a two-part webinar series on the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP)’s research-enhancing databases, products, and tools.

 

Overview of the HCUP Databases

Summary: This one-hour session will introduce health services and policy researchers to the HCUP databases and related resources through a general overview of HCUP’s databases.

When: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 2:00 PM ET.

 

Overview of the HCUP Products and Tools

Summary: This one-hour session will introduce health services and policy researchers to the HCUP products and tools, with a particular emphasis on HCUPnet, the free online data query system.

When: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 2:00 PM ET.

 

Registration is Now Open. Each webinar requires separate registration. For more information, please visit the Workshops and Webinars page on the HCUP-US Web site.

 

 

Reminder: Registration Closes Soon for 9/13 Hands-on Instructor-Led Workshop on HCUP’s Newest Database, the Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD)

 

Interested in hospital readmissions? A few spots are still available for HCUP’s full-day hands-on Workshop!

 

This intermediate-level workshop will instruct researchers on how to use the newest HCUP database—the Nationwide Readmissions Database (NRD). Faculty will describe the design of the NRD and present step-by-step examples of producing national readmission rates for a specific condition as well as examining demographic, clinical, and utilization characteristics of the readmissions.  

 

Please attend to learn more about the HCUP NRD and how it can be used to advance your research at the Workshop on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET.

 

For more information, please visit the Workshops and Webinars page on the HCUP-US Web site. Registration information can also be found here: http://cma.ahrq.gov/cma/registration.jsp?eventid=12.