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The Quality Indicators (QIs) software developed by Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project-3 (HCUP-3
) at AHRQ was used to identify adverse events and corresponding risk population (i.e., denominators) for calculating hospital-level adverse events rates (Ball et al.
Another AHCPR database, the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP-3), is now going through a period of evolution.
The original objectives of the HCUP-3 project were to develop a large hospital database for research purposes and to develop a uniform format for the data that would be included.