Data Sources—Health Resources and Services Administration
2011 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports
Uniform Data System (UDS)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC).
UDS is an integrated reporting system used by all BPHC grantees of the Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, Health Care for the Homeless, and Public Housing Primary Care programs. Clinical, operational, and financial data collected are used in the monitoring and evaluation of the BPHC programs and to analyze annual trends.
Primary Survey Content
UDS tracks a variety of information, including patient demographics, services provided, staffing, clinical indicators, utilization rates, costs, and revenues. UDS data are collected from grantees and reported at the grantee, State, and national levels.
Patients using HRSA-supported health centers in the United States.
Age, gender, race, ethnicity and language, income.
Data Collection Schedule
Data are reported annually in the first quarter of the year.
National and State.
Agency home page: http://www.hrsa.gov.
Data system home page: http://bphc.hrsa.gov/healthcenterdatastatistics/index.html.
For more details, refer to the UDS description documents available from the datasets and documentation section at: http://bphc.hrsa.gov/healthcenterdatastatistics/reporting/2010manual.pdf [Plugin Software Help].