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Population Health and Health Services Research Datasets: National Data

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Ariel Deardorff

Population Health Data available at UCSF

The UCSF Population Health Data Initiative facilitates access to certain national datasets for UCSF researchers. The full list is available here and also noted in the relevant entries below. Researchers interested in accessing these datasets should submit a Population Health and Health Services Data Consultation request.

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Data (CMS)

UCSF PHDI has partnered with the School of Medicine Dean’s Office Technology Services (SOM Tech) to curate a large group of high-value, previously used CMS datasets across UCSF that are now available for research. These datasets include:

  • Master Beneficiary Summary Files
  • Medicare Provider Analysis and Review
  • Chronic Conditions Warehouse
  • Medicare Data on Provider Practice and Specialty
  • Accountable Care Organizations Provider File
  • Part D Event
  • and more!

To learn more about this program, see what is available, and access these datasets visit the program website





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