PolicyMap has developed new Medical Spending Estimates data that allow users to see which neighborhoods are likely burdened the most by medical expenses.
The past year has seen devastating hurricanes, floods, and fires. But going into summer, officials must prepare for the deadliest weather event: heat waves.
Some population groups are especially prone to natural disasters and extreme weather due to socioeconomic status, limited transportation, and other factors.
Households in some low-income areas spend more on food than those in other areas. How can healthcare providers find these areas and provide solutions?
Where someone is born can predict how long they’ll live. This isn’t fate. Knowing where life expectancies are short is the first step to extending lives.