HEDIS is a tool used by more than 90 percent of America's health plans to measure performance on important dimensions of care and service. - See more at: http://www.ncqa.org/HEDISQualityMeasurement/WhatisHEDIS.aspx#sthash.hN4UA21p.dpuf
This valuable site provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic.
HCUPnet is a free, on-line query system based on data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). It provides access to health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization.
The mission of JCAHO is to improve the quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
The Social Security Administration's mission is to advance the economic security of the nation’s people through compassionate and vigilant leadership in shaping and managing America's Social Security programs.
This site brings together key health and human services data and statistics. It is designed to complement other government resources such as FirstGov and FedStats. The Gateway covers federal, state and local government sponsored information.
This online course, provided by the National Library of Medicine, describes the range of available health statistics,
identifies their sources and helps you understand how to use
information about their structure as you search.