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CDC Offers Free ED Data Tool

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has created a free online tool for searching emergency department (ED) data from its annual National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey. Designed to allow users to generate customized reports and analyses, the tool includes ED data from the 2005-2010 surveys. NCHS plans to expand the tool with additional data sets in the future.