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CDC looks to take hospital ambulatory-care survey online
Modern Healthcare

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to collect data for the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey electronically rather than via paper questionnaires, according to a notice published in Monday’s Federal Register (PDF). Since 1992, the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics has collected information for the annual survey about ambulatory medical-care services in the U.S. at physicians’ offices, hospital outpatient and emergency departments, and ambulatory surgery centers.