Texas Health Care Information Collection
Center for Health Statistics
Reports on Hospital Performance
Indicators of Inpatient Care in Texas Hospitals, 2009, a report on performance by Texas hospitals in 2009 on measures of quality, provides consumers of health care with reliable and comparable data on hospitals throughout the state. The report includes a database of hospital performance from 2002 through 2009, as well as bar charts and tables for each of the measures for 2009.
A database of hospital performance can be searched by Hospital or by Metropolitan Area for any of the procedures or conditions included in the report.
Quality of Children's Care in Texas Hospitals includes information on the performance by Texas hospitals on 5 measures of quality in 2009 and includes a searchable database of hospital performance.
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 2007. Earlier reports were released for 1999, 2000, and 2001.
Facts and Figures: Statistics on Hospital-Based Care in Texas, 2006 includes tables and charts of diagnoses, procedures and charges for hospital stays. It also includes an overview of the uninsured. Released December 2008 (PDF format, 372 K). 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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