HI300 Information Technology and Systems for Health Care

Secondary Data in Healthcare Research
Unit Outcomes addressed in this Assignment:

Identify the internal and external users of secondary data.
Distinguish among healthcare databases in terms of purpose and content.

Course Outcome assessed/addressed in this Assignment:
HI300-3: Determine appropriate health information standards and regulations for specific organizations.
Instruction
Review the following website:
Source: Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project: United States Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved from http://www.ahrq.gov/research/data/hcup/
Create an informational flyer for the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project. You should use Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher to create your advertisement. Include the following information:

What is the HCUP Program?
There are several different database tools used in this program. Name at least four database tools and give a summary for each.
Indicate on the advertisement if your state participates in the HCUP program. If your state does participate in the program, provide the contact information for the person listed.

Requirements:
The Assignment should be a 1-page flyer created using either Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher.
This Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.). Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful. The resources used (including your text) should be properly cited. Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics.
Submitting your work:
Submit your Assignment to the appropriate Dropbox.
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