Center for Health Information and Research
Tools and Resources
Forms & Templates
- CHiR Business Associate Agreement Template (MS Word)
- HIPAA Waiver of Authorization Template (MS Word)
- Data Use Agreement (MS Word)
- ASU IRB Protocol Templates
- Arizona Department of Health Services Human Subjects Review Board
- Arizona Hospital Discharge Data Reporting Specifications Manual List of data elements on inpatient and emergency department visits that are reported to the state from all Arizona licensed hospitals.
- AHCCCS Guides and Manuals for Health Plans and Providers
Contact CHiR to discuss the data elements/variables desired, including vital records.
State & National Resources
- Arizona Hospital Compare Information on Arizona hospitals’ care, quality, charges, and costs
- Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) Query system of health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization compiled by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- AZ Health Status Monitoring Reports Reports on patterns and trends in the health status of Arizonans.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)