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4 Ways to Help Healthcare Organizations Improve Housing

By CHRISTOPHER CHENEY     JULY 11, 2018 for  HealthLeaders  

“Housing is increasingly considered as an essential element of health, and healthcare organizations could do more to improve housing with government incentives and financial support from Medicare and Medicaid.” read more here

It Just Got a Lot Easier to Connect Health Data to Other Data

Next City  Inspiring Better Cities reports on “Connecting Health Data to other Data” using  “….a new tool for policymakers, researchers, and civic leaders to explore these connections in one place, the City Health Dashboard. Launched by the Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine last week, the database presents an easy-to-navigate alternative to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Fact Finder that brings together city-level and neighborhood-level numbers related to not only health but also its upstream and downstream factors — such as employment, housing and chronic absenteeism from school.”