Published in September 2017 by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, this data highlight provides an overview of various characteristics of the U.S. health system in 2016. The characteristics examined include if the health system is considered high teaching intensity; if the health system predominantly serves children; if the health system is predominantly investor-owned; if the system includes with a high uncompensated care burden; and if the system includes a hospital with a high disproportionate share (DSH) consumer percentage. The highlight is part of the Comparative Health System Performance (CHSP) Initiative, Compendium of U.S. Health . . .
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