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CHARTing Health Information

This LibGuide has been designed to provide a comprehensive collection of links to publicly available health and health determinants data. While the emphasis is on the state of Texas, there are links to sites that cover all of the U.S.


This symbol indicates that the resource provides data only for Texas.

If there is no symbol, the resource provides data for all US states including Texas.

Last Updated: 12/01/23

Incidence/Prevalence Data

Hospital Compare (US Health & Human Services; hospital level data)

"This website was created through the efforts of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) along with the Hospital Quality Alliance (HQA). The HQA is a public-private collaboration established to promote reporting on hospital quality of care. The HQA consists of organizations that represent consumers, hospitals, doctors, employers, accrediting organizations, and Federal agencies. The information on this website can be used by any adult needing hospital care." Includes data on Surgical Infection Prevention, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia.

Mortality Data

Nursing Home Mortality Reports (Texas Department of State Health Services, 1995 to 1998; public health region and state level).