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During the week of August 3rd, 2017, HealthLandscape updated Community HealthView with nineteen datasets from the Appalachian Regional Commission, AIDSVu, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Administrative Claims Data. The data from the Appalachian Regional Commission included economic data for only those counties in the Appalachia region. The data from AIDSVu on AIDS prevalence...
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...
With apologies to Misters Gilmour, Mason, Waters, and Wright. In 2011, the oldest members of the American Baby Boomer generation crossed into retirement.  By 2060, 98 million people in America, that is one in four, will be 65 or older. As they (we!) age, seniors face a growing list of general ailments, medical complications, therapeutic...
How do we move from data to action? I’m excited to be joined by a series of speakers this Thursday (October 29th) at Data! Fostering Health Innovation in Kentucky and Ohio in Erlanger, KY, where we will be exploring this question and presenting recent innovations in improving population health. As part of a panel focusing...
Place matters to personal and population health.  The social determinants of health have begun to shape public health and policy interventions and neighborhood socioeconomic and demographic characteristics play significant roles in influencing health outcomes.  The continued realization that place matters has led to the emergence of the field of population health, which includes health determinants,...
Global health issues have received increased attention due to the Ebola outbreak, with President Obama recently asking Congress for $6 billion in the fight against the crisis. While the Ebola outbreak is serious and has resulted in thousands of deaths, a number of other diseases, such as HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis, continue to plague countries throughout...
This is National Health IT Week. We’re participating in the National Health IT Week Blog Carnival, offering our perspective on “The Value of Health IT” to improve healthcare delivery. Click here to see other National Health IT Week blog posts. Read contributions from Cincinnati-based health IT companies at Innov8 for Health. Health IT is transforming...
How do you measure health promotion activities in your region? What performance indicators show that your health promotion efforts are producing results? We’re curious because one of our partner organizations, The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati,* has shifted its strategic direction away from access to care and toward health promotion. Now called Interact for Health,...
Greater Cincinnati’s current and projected (2017) need for primary care physicians A new study has found that Greater Cincinnati does not have enough primary care physicians to meet current demand, and that this deficit could increase in the next five years as the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented. The study was commissioned by the...
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.” Facts Matter...
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