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Category Archives: Data Sources

Announcing the Health Data All Stars

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Today, we’re formally announcing the Health Data All Stars, the first directory of the best domestic health data resources at the federal, state, and local levels. Many of you have already started to discover the All Stars, which are getting comments from people around the country who are using the data for various projects. The   …Continue Reading

Worth a Thousand Words: CHCF’s Guide to Data Visualization

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Earlier this month, in collaboration with Forum One Communications, HDC founding member Calfornia HealthCare Foundation produced a guide called “Worth a Thousand Words: How to Display Health Data,” describing case studies and best practices in health data visualization. We spoke with Andy Krackov, Senior Program Officer at CHCF, about what data visualization topics were meant to be   …Continue Reading

New York State releases Open Data Handbook

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On November 6, the State of New York released its Open Data Handbook, which provides guidelines for identifying, reviewing, and prioritizing publishable state data for publication.  We asked Dr. Nirav Shah, NY State Health Commissioner, and Tania Allard, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Special Projects and Health Data NY Director of the New York State   …Continue Reading