Rather than treating symptoms in the hospital, health care providers can improve community health by increasing access to fresh food and affordable housing.
Just as a doctor can predict chronic disease in a patient by looking at their history, health workers can predict diseases in populations using public data.
Do our zip codes need to determine our health? Learn five ways to use data on maps to improve health outcomes and decrease costs.
Visualize neighborhood-level health using PolicyMap’s census tract estimates from CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).