California Perspectives In Healthcare - FAQ

Q: I've looked at Perspectives on the Internet, and I have some questions about the data. Who can I talk to?

A:Call the Healthcare Information Resource Center (HIRC) at (916) 326-3802, and you will be referred to the Perspectives Healthcare analyst.

Q: Are there editions of Perspectives displaying prior years?

A:No. The earliest data shown is 1995 (see the 1999 Perspectives). The most current Perspectives is the 2004 Perspectives. Perspectives displays five years of longitudinal data. Although custom runs are always available, we may be able to meet your needs with one of our other data products or provide some other data format that may meet your needs. Please call (916) 326-3802 for more information.

Q: Can custom Perspectives documents be ordered?

A:No. Perspectives is designed in most cases to provide five year longitudinal data at both the county and statewide levels. Although custom data runs are always available, we may be able to meet your needs with one of our other data products or provide some other data format that may meet your needs. Please call (916) 326-3802 for more information.

Q: Can I get a printed copy of Perspectives?

A:The Perspectives files that are downloaded from this website are meant to be printed from your PC. We do not keep an inventory in print. If for some reason you are experiencing problems printing, please contact HIRC for a per county price quote. It will take two to three weeks to fill your order.


This page was last updated on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.

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