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Health Economics Resource Center (HERC)

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FY14 Cost Data

FY14 Cost Data

HERC's FY 14 cost data now available

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HSR&D/QUERI Nat'l Conference

HERC presented at this year's HSR&D/QUERI National Conference in Philadelphia, PA

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New Risk Scores Technical Report

New Risk Scores Technical Report

Risk scores for VA cost analyses technical report now available

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Welcome to HERC

HERC is a national center located in Menlo Park, CA that assists VA researchers in assessing the cost-effectiveness of medical care, evaluating the efficiency of VA programs and providers, and conducting high-quality health economics research. Learn more »


VA data, including HERC data, are currently in transition to the VA Corporate Data Warehouse (CDW), a national VA data repository. The National Data Systems (NDS) oversees the request and approval process through the Data Access Request Tracker (DART) system. For more information on data available at CDW and the current request procedures, please see the VHA Data Portal (Intranet-only: http://vaww.vhadataportal.med.va.gov).


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