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HealthLandscape is dedicated not only to data democratization and data visualization, but also to research related to health, health care and social determinants of health. We are actively researching how our social circumstances affect our health and access to health care, applying geospatial and statistical techniques to help answer questions about disparities in health outcomes, and creating new visualization methods.

New data available in HealthLandscape! Yesterday, the U.S. Census Bureau released their 2009 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates. According to their analysis, the poverty rate for children ages 5 to 17 in families rose in 295 counties and declined in 19 counties between 2007...
What a great fall season so far – October brought us World Statistics Day, and November brings us GIS Day. For those of you who aren’t well-acquainted with the term, GIS stands for Geographic Information System. GIS brings together technology and data to create a...
The American Academy of Family Physicians’ Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care publicly launched the Med School Mapper project on November 1, 2010, with funding provided by the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation. Amidst American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)...
The HealthLandscape team is in Washington, DC this week finishing up the development of HealthLandscape Version 3.0. We’ve been putting in long hours with our friends at Blue Raster and the Robert Graham Center making improvements to the current HealthLandscape. When HealthLandscape V3 is released,...
The US Census Bureau just released their Halloween Special Feature. According to their research, in 2009 there were 36 million potential trick-or-treaters, or children between the ages of 5 and 13. These trick-or-treaters had 111.3 million occupied housing units to canvas for the annual haul...
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