Order CHARS Data
Public use CHARS data set - This de-identified data set is available free of charge.
Limited CHARS data set
Inpatient limited files and observation limited files are available for purchase and are subject to a data use agreement. Data users may purchase one or several years' data.
Confidential CHARS data set
This set is protected by state privacy regulations.
Please contact mailto:CHSresearchrequests@doh.wa.gov for more information.
This file lists the License Number, Hospital Name, CHARS Unit Type, Address, City, State, Zip Code, County for the community hospitals in Washington.
A chronological listing of the major changes in hospital status over the years CHARS data has been collected. This includes name changes, DOH license number changes, Medicare license number changes and other pertinent information.
Data Collection in Washington - 2011 (PDF)
Results of a pilot project collecting emergency department through the CHARS system.
For more information please email the Centers for Health Statistics.