This project supports the Division of Health Services Regulation in the development and use of the NC hospital discharge database, emergency room database, and the ambulatory surgery database. The Sheps Center receives data from the State data processor on a quarterly basis, reviews and edits the data, and builds an annual database. These databases are used to support the Division in health planning and related activities.
Principal Investigator: Sandra B. Greene, Dr.P.H.
Funding Source: NC Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Health Services Regulation (formerly Division of Facility Services)
Total Project Period: 11/01/02 – 06/30/14