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Data Sources

All data sources are linkable, creating a huge repository of historical data from which data mining and other analysis efforts can glean key information about the provision of health care in Arizona.

Health Provider Claims

Health Provider Claims

Medicaid Paid Claims

Medicaid Paid Claims

Physician, Nursing, and Pharmacy Information

Physician, Nursing, and Pharmacy Information

State Birth and Death Records

State Birth and Death Records

State Inpatient and Emergency Department Data

State Inpatient and Emergency Department Data

 

Note: CHiR does not own the data contained in its repositories. The data are collected under individual data sharing agreements which include HIPAA protections for the protected health information. Written approval must be obtained from the data source before the data can be accessed/disclosed.

Health Information Repositories

CHiR has established a variety of partnerships within the Arizona health community, and serves as a business associate to multiple organizations:

Data SourcesType of DataDate Range Available
Arizona Department of Health ServicesHospital discharge data (Inpatient & ED)Jan 2005 – Dec 2015
Vital RecordsBirth and Death CertificatesJan 2002 – Dec 2015
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment SystemPayer level health claimsJan 2008 - Jun 2016
Banner Health SystemHospital and Outpatient facility claimsJan 2005 – Dec 2015
OtherHospital and Outpatient facility claimsVaries

 *Hospital claims are all medical inpatient, ED, and hospital outpatient claims.
Note: Pharmacy and dental claims are only available from payer level data (AHCCCS) when applicable.

Health Care Workforce Repositories

Data SourcesType of DataDate Range Available
Arizona Medical BoardPhysician licensing & survey data1992 - 2016
Arizona Nursing BoardNursing licensing & survey data2007 - 2015
Arizona Board of PharmacyPharmacist and pharmacy technician licensing & survey data2008 - 2015

Data Analytics

We are able to produce customized detailed analysis of patient and community populations using health care claims data and clinical data (electronic medical records). Our capabilities include:

Our capabilities include costs of care, descriptive and predictive analysis, health care usage, quality of care measures, specific diseases and conditions.

Health care providers and payers, researchers, public health agencies, health policy leaders, and other public and private organizations can inform and empower their businesses from the analysis we provide to:

  • Improve delivery and coordination of care
  • Define cohorts and identify gaps in care
  • Design interventions and programs
  • Assess and report performance