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The Advent of Big Data

By | January 3rd, 2015|Preparedness|

We collect all kinds of surveillance about prevalence of disease, birth, causes of death, reasons for hospital visits, smoking rates and hundreds of other indicators to help us assess health indicators and design interventions to improve outcomes. For the first time ever in 2014, we developed a tool to explore this data and visualize it [...]

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CDC Sortable Stats

By | September 2nd, 2013|General|

There’s a new CDC Sortable Stats web application that went live a couple of weeks ago that provides an interactive tool to analyze behavioral risk factors and health indicators compiled from various published CDC and federal sources.  You can search by state for things like death rates (e.g.  infant mortality, heart disease, motor vehicle death rates, [...]

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New National Public Health Indicator Tool

By | March 24th, 2011|General, Preparedness, Prevention|

HHS launched a new web portal providing important health and health care indicator data.  The Health Indicators Warehouse represents a vast collection of health and health care indicators like determinants of health, health care access, cost, quality, and use.  Health indicator can be searched for specific populations, places, political jurisdictions, and geographic areas. The Warehouse [...]

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Health Matters Web Resource

By | April 14th, 2010|General, Preparedness, Prevention|

We rolled out our new public health information system …  called Arizona Health Matters  It’s an electronic o­ne stop source of unbiased data and information about community health and healthy communities in general. It’s intended to help planners, policy makers, and community members learn about issues and identify improvements.  On the site, you can [...]

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