Uniform Data System (UDS) Resources

Each year, health center grantees and look-alikes report on their performance using the measures defined in the Uniform Data System (UDS). The UDS is a standardized reporting system that provides consistent information about health centers and look-alikes.

UDS Modernization 

Learn more about UDS modernization efforts, which aim to reduce reporting burden, improve data quality and usage, and better reflect Health Center Program impact.

UDS Reporting Resources

Resources to assist health centers in collecting and submitting their data include UDS manuals, webinars, trainings, validations, crosswalks, and other technical assistance resources. Access the resources for each UDS reporting year below.

  • Introduction to the 2018 Uniform Data System (UDS) Clinical Measures Technical Assistance Webinar
    October 18, 2018
    Presentation (PDF - 1 MB) | On-Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Detailed information on how to report clinical measures through understanding the framework of the UDS clinical tables.
  • Preparing for and Understanding Your 2018 Uniform Data System (UDS) Submission Technical Assistance Webinar
    October 11, 2018
    Presentation (PDF - 2 MB) | On-Demand Webinar Recording Part 1 HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer | On-Demand Webinar Recording Part 2 HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    An overview of UDS data elements reported, key definitions, report preparation considerations, and pointers for complete and accurate reporting.
  • Using Uniform Data System (UDS) Data and Reports for Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement Technical Assistance Webinar
    October 2, 2018
    Presentation (PDF – 3 MB) | On-Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Detailed information on how to identify and access standard UDS reports in the electronic handbooks (EHBs), interpret data in the reports, and use the data for tracking performance and quality improvement efforts.
  • 2018 UDS Data Tables (PDF - 503 KB)
  • In-Person UDS Trainings (PDF - 343 KB)
  • Fiscal Year 2018 Quality Improvement Awards (QIAs) Technical Assistance Webinar
    September 13, 2018
    Presentation (PDF – 1 MB) | On Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Detailed information on the purpose and impact of the QIAs, eligibility, and award criteria summary of the FY 2018 awards.
  • 2018 UDS Manual (PDF - 1.9 MB)
  • 2018 Approved UDS Program Assistance Letter (PAL) (PDF - 846 KB)
  • 2018 Uniform Data System (UDS) Changes Webinar
    May 10, 2018
    Presentation (PDF – 283 KB) | On Demand Webinar Recording HRSA BPHC exit disclaimer
    Detailed information on the changes related to the 2018 UDS, including possible changes for 2019, and revised clinical measures resulting from alignment with electronic specified clinical quality measures (eCQMs).

 

 
Date Last Reviewed:  November 2018