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In recognition of National Prevention Week, we are drawing attention to health issues related to substance abuse and prevention. National Prevention Week is an annual health observance designed to increase public awareness of, and action around, substance abuse and mental health issues. This year’s theme is: “Your voice. Your choice. Make a difference.” Smoking is...
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...
Screen shot showing percent of population with diabetes in Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Robert Wood Johnson County Health Rankings)   Would you like to get more out of your own data? Are you looking for a simple way to map population data, or quickly and easily access American Community Survey data, Robert Wood Johnson County...
The Facts Matter data portal is an online tool for data sharing in the Greater Cincinnati region. Community representatives and local leaders (such as the United Way of Greater Cincinnati) have determined what indicators best measure the well-being of the region. They use Facts Matter to display these shared measures and community-level outcomes. Improving high...
About 200 community indicators and data experts and practitioners are convening in College Park, MD, for the Community Indicators Consortium Impact Summit November 15 and 16. Mark Carrozza, our Director of Health Informatics, will present the HealthLandscape Community Data Portal during the “New Developments in Data Visualization” session on Thursday, November 15 from 3:30 to...
Many communities and nonprofits now use the collective impact model to effect long-lasting change. If you’re not familiar with the term collective impact, it is a relatively new model that encourages individual organizations to combine initiatives to address complex social problems in large-scale, collaborative ways. One cornerstone of collective impact is the presence of one...
A map generated from HealthLandscape’s ACS QuickMaps tool showing percent of persons under 18 below poverty in the Greater Cincinnati region. HealthLandscape‘s ACS QuickMaps tool was developed specifically to help you take advantage of the rich data available within the American Community Survey (ACS), the Census Bureau’s newest product. Listed below are some FAQs about...
Want to learn more about Facts Matter, Greater Cincinnati’s online gateway to income, education, and health data? Attend a live webinar (all webinars are one hour): Introduction to Facts Matter: Provides a detailed walk-through of the application, including information on how to access and use the portal and a description of the data available within....
Have a Pinterest account? HealthLandscape does too. We just set ours up a week or so ago, so we can begin to showcase some of our tools and current projects. (Look for it to build out over time.) Pinterest has taken hold because it harnesses the power of visual communication. Any image can be pinned—a...
What’s the difference between an infographic and a data visualization? Robert Kosara, Associate Professor of Computer Science at UNC Charlotte, explains it well on his blog. He says, “The visualization is created by a tool that can be applied to many datasets, the infographic is hand-crafted for a particular dataset.” HealthLandscape creates data visualizations With...
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