OSHPD Data Sets

Datasets available from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

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Includes or is also known as: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development Data Sets

Datasets in the UCSF Library Catalog

UCSF Library provides the following data sets on CD-ROMs as SAS files. The Public Sets on CD were developed using a technique that masks values for certain demographic data elements in unique patient records. The masking of selected demographic data elements occurs in a predetermined order.

An outpatient encounter record is submitted each time a patient is treated in a licensed emergency department or ambulatory surgery center in California. These facilities report their discharge data via the Medical Information Reporting for California System (MIRCal). The reported data include patient demographic information, such as age, sex, county of residence, and race/ethnicity, diagnostic information, treatment information, disposition, and expected source of payment.

An inpatient discharge record is submitted each time a patient is treated in a licensed general acute care hospital in California. These facilities report their discharge data via the Medical Information Reporting for California System (MIRCal). The reported data includes patient demographic information, such as age, sex, county of residence, and race/ethnicity, diagnostic information, treatment information, disposition, total charges and expected source of payment.