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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.

I had the opportunity to spend a few days last week in Washington, D.C. at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, where I presented a poster on research that explores access to treatment for opioid use disorder in high-need areas (maps below). My poster...
Between April 3rd and April 6th, I attended, for the first time, the annual American Association of Geographers (AAG) meeting, in Washington, D.C. Coinciding with the peak bloom of the cherry blossoms and the return of warm weather to the capitol region, this meeting was...
We’ve all seen the meme – a beautifully rustic cabin and the question, “Would you live here if you had to give up [insert something here]?” Sometimes it’s the internet, sometimes it’s football, but the truth is, people living in rural areas face the real...
It’s Homecoming Season! This past weekend was my daughter’s homecoming dance at her high school.  I took this picture before the dance, with the sun going down and students just beginning to arrive.  They couldn’t ask for a better start to the evening. I have...
During the week of August 23rd, 2017, HealthLandscape updated Community HealthView with seven datasets from The Commonwealth Fund and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The first dataset, from The Commonwealth Fund, details the 2017 state health system performance rankings. The State Scorecard is an...
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