HCUP has various resources available for researching hospital care.
HCUPnet is an interactive online tool that provides access to national and State-level health statistics and information on hospital inpatient, emergency department, and ambulatory surgery utilization through a step-by-step query process.
HCUP Statistical Briefs provide simple descriptive statistics on selected topics with explanatory text. Statistical Briefs are static reports while Fast Stats will be updated on a regular basis.
The HCUP Central Distributor facilitates the purchase of HCUP Nationwide and State Databases for researchers who have a specific topic of interest.
The HCUP User Support website includes information on the HCUP databases, tools, software, reports, news, events, and technical assistance.