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The Health Data Consortium Mission
The Health Data Consortium is a public-private partnership working to foster the availability and innovative use of open health data to improve health and healthcare.
Our mission is to liberate health data to ignite innovation; promote collaboration among health data users and stakeholders; encourage responsible health data use; and hasten the movement through advocacy, education, and targeted "catalyst" programs.
Introducing HDC’s New Executive Director
HDC is delighted to announce Dr. Christopher Boone as our new executive director. Chris is a recognized expert in health systems design, health informatics, health IT policy, and the use of health data to improve health outcomes. Please give Chris a warm welcome to the HDC family!
At HDC, we’re always looking forward to the future and the possibilities it will bring. We think there is no greater way to honor and life and legacy of George Thomas than to usher in the future that he was so passionate about and desired to see. In this post, our inaugural Fellow, Kevin Emmett, discusses his work, and the role open data and HDC plays in it.
Targeting Investments to What Health Needs: The Case for a Full Accounting of the Non-medical Drivers of Health Care Spending
When our basic needs are not met—when people are financially insecure or living in unstable housing or unsafe neighborhoods—health suffers. Study after study has established the myriad consequences of deprivation on preventable disease, impaired child development, and avoidable health care. Failing to assure a basic standard of needs for everyone means paying our health care system to treat what could be prevented.
For patients considering elective surgery, geography matters. Last month, the California HealthCare Foundation launched a new interactive map which presents usage rates across California and highlights variation for a host of procedures. You can view the map here, as well as check out the "All Over the Map" report and additional close-up reports on geographic variation of rates in California.
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