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Resources by Topic: Hospitals

Hospital Closure: 1987
Describes the extent, characteristics of, reasons for, and impact of hospital closures in 1987. Includes information specific to rural hospital closures. Lists closed hospitals by name, state, and rural/urban status.
Date: 05/1989
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Office of Inspector General (HHS)
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Top Five Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC) for California Hospitals
Visualizations showing the top five inpatient diagnosis groups for California hospitals in 2021. Offers data at the county level, by Health Professional Shortage Areas for primary care and mental health, by hospital, and by hospital system.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
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California Hospital Financial Data Interactive Series
Set of interactive visualizations showing California hospital financial, utilization, and profitability data between 2014 and 2021. Each visualization can be filtered by county, city, rural designation, ownership, and specific facility.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
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South Carolina By the Numbers: The SC Hospital Association Data Portal
Interactive report providing hospital quality of care metrics and county-by-county data on population health, health behaviors, and demographics in South Carolina. Provides statistics on health status, population and demographics, health workforce supply, broadband access, mental health, poverty, food environment, smoking, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: South Carolina Hospital Association
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Emergency Department Volume and Capacity by Facility, Health Category and Health Professional Shortage Area
Visualization showing the ratio between 2021 California emergency department (ED) visits and number of ED treatment stations as a measure of burden on the ED. Visualization can be filtered by health condition, facility, Mental Health or Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), county, urban/rural designation, and more. Includes key findings based on the data presented.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: California Department of Health Care Access and Information
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2021 New Mexico Emergency Department Data Annual Report
Reports on 2021 New Mexico emergency department (ED) visits by hospital, acute and chronic condition, diagnosis, and rates by age, sex, and race/ethnicity, for each of the five health regions. Includes map to show all counties within these regions.
Author(s): Pei Huang, Roselyn Thalathara, Nora Holzinger, Shandiin Wood
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: New Mexico Department of Health
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North Carolina Safety Net Sites
List of safety net sites in North Carolina, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, Critical Access Hospitals, school-based health centers, health departments, and more.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
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Birthing-Friendly Hospitals and Health Systems
Interactive tool identifying hospitals and health systems that have been designated as "Birthing-Friendly" by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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Rural Emergency Hospitals
Interactive maps displaying the location of hospitals across the U.S. that have converted to Rural Emergency Hospitals (REHs) since January 2023. Provides sortable and downloadable lists containing facility information about each hospital, including previous Medicare payment status.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Utah Rural and Critical Access Hospitals Map
Interactive map providing county-level information on rural and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in Utah. Hovering over a hospital location on the map will show hospital specific information, including the hospital name, address, city, phone number, affiliation, and number of inpatient beds.
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
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