July 3, 1997, Letter to the HHS Data Council on the Outcome Assessment Information Set (OASIS) Data Collection Tool

National Committee on Vital & Health Statistics July 3, 1997 Bruce Vladeck, Ph.D. Administrator Health Care Financing Administration (HFCA) 200 Independence Ave., Rm. 314G Washington, D.C. 20201-0001 David Garrison Deputy Assistant Secretary Office of Planning and Evaluation HHS 200 Independence Ave., Rm. 415F Washington, D.C. 20201-0001 Dear Dr. Vladek and Mr. Garrison: On June 24th…

June 25, 1997 Letter to Secretary Shalala on NPI

National Committee on Vital & Health Statistics JUN 25 1997 The Honorable Donna E. Shalala Secretary of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue , S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Shalala: On behalf of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS), I am pleased to forward to you our recommendations relating to…

August, 1996 NCVHS Report on Core Health Data Elements

Core Health Data Elements Report of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics August 1996 Core Health Data Elements Report Table of Contents Executive Summary Introduction Background Process followed by the Committee Review state-of-the art of widely used core data sets Background Current activities Compendium of Core Data Elements Other widely used data sets…