Texas Health Care Information Collection
Center for Health Statistics
Statistical briefs are a series of simple, descriptive statistics on specific, focused topics.
Reports on Hospitals by Area
Preventable Hospitalizations, 2008 reports on hospital admission rates for 16 medical conditions that could be treated in an outpatient setting. These conditions include common health occurrences such as pneumonia, urinary tract infection, dehydration, high blood pressure, asthma, and diabetes. The report also includes 5 measures of potentially preventable hospital admissions of children. The report is a window into primary and preventive care in Texas.
Utilization of Specific Inpatient Procedures by Texas Hospital Referral Region, a set of reports on the utilization of specific inpatient procedures in 24 Texas regions in 2010.
Facts and Figures: Statistics on Hospital-Based Care in Texas, 2009 includes tables and charts of diagnoses, procedures and charges for hospital stays. It also includes an overview of the uninsured. Released February 2012 (PDF format, 203 KB). The overview of hospital care in Texas, provides answers to such basic questions as:
- What are the most frequent reasons for hospitalization?
- What are the characteristics of the patients treated?
- What were the most expensive conditions treated?
- Who is billed for hospital services?
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