Medical Records

Ambulatory Surgery

Ambulatory Surgery Archives

For all states, including Utah, the ambulatory surgery data system is a database containing surgery information occurring in hospital outpatient departments, hospital-affiliated ambulatory surgery centers, and freestanding ambulatory surgery centers. In 2016, there were reportable procedures from 74 ambulatory surgery facilities throughout the state that submitted data to the Utah Department of Health (UDOH).

  • Data represents patient visits.
  • Data are available in UPDB beginning with 1996.
  • The fields available for researchers are Standard Limited-Use Variables.

Inpatient Hospital Claims

Inpatient Data Archives
Inpatient - Available Fields

For all states, including Utah, the hospital discharge data system is a database containing statewide, population-based healthcare information associated with all hospitals in a state. In 2016, 65 hospitals have submitted their discharge data to the Utah Department of Health (UDOH).

  • Claims data represents patient events in the hospital.
  • Data are available in UPDB beginning with 1996.
  • The fields available for researchers are Standard Limited-Use Variables.

Additional Resources

Contact Us

Utah Population Database Director
Karen Curtin, PhD, MStat
karen.curtin@hsc.utah.edu
801-585-5320

Utah Population Database Director, Research and Science
Diana Lane Reed, CCRP, Masters Certificate in Gerontology
diana.lane@hci.utah.edu
801-581-7596

Governance

HCI Senior Director of Population Sciences
Tracy Onega, PhD, MS

Faculty Advisory Committee Chair
Jen Doherty, PhD, MS

Faculty Advisory Committee Members
Diana Brixner, PhD
Steven Guthery, MD
William Lowrance, MD, MPH
Barry Nangle, PhD
Andrew Post, MD, PhD
Erin Rothwell, PhD
Katharine Ullman, PhD
Michael Varner, MD