Medicare HOS Publications and Resources
The Medicare HOS Program Partners and other leading health outcomes experts are involved in research using Medicare HOS data. These efforts have resulted in the publication of a number of manuals, peer-reviewed articles, and technical reports. Research based on the HOS data has been published in academic peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Ambulatory Care Management, Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, Medical Care, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Health Services Research, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Health Care Financing Review, and Cancer. Topics such as quality of care, functional health, health utilities, obesity, depression, smoking, health disparities, and chronic illness have been investigated using HOS data. For additional information on Medicare HOS research, please contact the HOS Information and Technical Support Line.
The following list of publications (manuals, peer-reviewed articles, technical reports, and fact sheets) has been assembled to provide additional information on the Medicare HOS and to facilitate the use of the HOS data files produced by the Medicare HOS Program.
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This page was last modified on 02/21/2018