The National Center for Health Statistics, conducts nationally representative surveys to collect data on Health Care from various settings. These surveys are designed to collect information about the use of health care, quality of care, safety, and disparities.
The surveys cover a broad spectrum of health care settings.
Parts of the Survey System
The series includes surveys focused on a number of settings and includes:
Physicians offices – the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
Emergency and outpatient hospital departments—the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey
Inpatient Hospital Care—the National Hospital discharge Survey
Ambulatory Surgery—the National Survey of Ambulatory Surgery
Home and Hospice care providers—the National Home and Hospice Care Surveys and