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HealthLandscape Australia Atlases are a collection of interactive web-based mapping tools designed to combine, analyse and display information in ways that promote better understanding of health outcomes and the forces that affect it.
Explore community health for the Appalachia Region.
One of our most frequent questions from users is, “Can I make a map that shows only my state or only my county?”  While there is not an official way to isolate an area like this, we did come up with one way you might do it.  Keep in mind that we do not recommend...
As part of one of only 15 three-person teams selected, I’m excited to be named an Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Fellow, a new program led by the University of Minnesota with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. I’ll be joined by researchers and community leaders from across the country to collaborate and innovate to solve...
This week, the American Academy of Family Physicians, our parent organization, is holding their annual meeting, the FamilyMedicine Experience or FMX, in Orlando, Fla at the Orange County Convention Center.  Last year was the first year of this new type of meeting offering a more interactive and customizable experience, because “as health care becomes about...
Whether you’re a physician looking to respond to the Zika threat or just an individual interested in the most recent Zika developments, HealthLandscape has a new web-based mapping tool to help you keep up with the rapidly evolving Zika virus. The Zika Mapping Tool displays the number of reported travel-associated and locally-acquired Zika cases by...
This Saturday I’ll have the opportunity to present HealthLandscape mapping tools and research at the Academy Health Translation and Communications Interest Group Meeting.  The Translation and Communications Interest Group focuses on practical ways of translating and communicating research findings to diverse audiences, which can then be used to inform policy and practice. The importance of...
Last week we talked about Social Determinants of Health and their integration into primary care practice. This made me reflect on my journey from writing my undergrad research paper on The Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Health as a Health Promotion student to my position now at HealthLandscape. During my time at George Mason University...
In an era of increasing access to big data and healthcare transformation, there is a need for research and tools that help illuminate these data and provide insights into the significant changes that are occurring in the healthcare realm.  Further, it is now clear that place matters to health, and that there is significant geographic...
The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky has a new webinar series for data users called Go to the Source! We were honored to be the first presenter for the series. Health Informatics Specialist Jené Grandmont gave an overview of geographic information systems (GIS) terminology as well as a demonstration of HealthLandscape‘s QuickMaps, QuickGeocodes, and QuickThemes...
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