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Data & Decision Support

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OHA Data Services team has been providing member hospitals information and analytical tools to support their decision-making needs for four decades. OHA collects data from member and non-member hospitals in Ohio and contiguous states covering inpatient, outpatient, emergency department and skilled nursing facility care. OHA provides a variety of platforms for using this data to drive business decisions, population health work and clinical improvement programs.

About OHA's Data Programs

The OHA Statewide Inpatient and Outpatient databases rely on accurate and timely submissionn of data from hospitals and health systems for release back to hospitals and to state and federal agencies.

This data is used for:
  • OHA Insight – This web-based tool empowers member hospitals to run customized and standard reports for marketing, community needs assessments, physician recruiting, business development and benchmarking purposes.
  • Patient Origin Studies – Data files containing this data are used by hospitals use for marketing, physician recruiting, business development and benchmarking purposes.
  • Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project, or HCUP

DATA RELEASE POLICY

Ohio Hospital Association data is proprietary to the hospitals participating in the OHA data program. OHA has entered into agreements with participating hospitals to protect the privacy of this data. Data can only be accessed, requested or received by an employee of a participating hospital. 

JOIN OHA'S DATA PROGRAM

If your hospital would like to become a member of OHA's Data Program, please contact Amber Yors, director of Data Products.