Learn how to use AskCHIS, the easy-to-use, free, online Web tool that enables you to search for health statistics on your county, region or statewide. Join staff from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research’s Health DATA Program for a no-cost, one-day workshop, and learn how to formulate data questions, build queries, graph … [ Read full post ]
Posts Tagged ‘CHIS’
Two new studies from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research paint a portrait of who might be eligible for two new health care reform initiatives in California as of 2014: the California Health Benefits Exchange and the expansion of Medi-Cal. The upshot: both programs will largely serve the working-age, singles, or men — populations … [ Read full post ]
RAISING AWARENESS OF HEALTH DISPARITIES: Chris Ringewald, senior research analyst for Healthy City, writes about how his GIS project and CPEHN relied upon CHIS data to increase awareness and action around health disparities in the state:
At the California Adolescent Health Collaborative (CACH), our work focuses on building partnerships with other organizations that promote the well-being of youth and to connect professionals “on the ground” to information and resources. Data about the health of adolescents in California are central to this work. With data, we can paint a picture of the … [ Read full post ]
When President Barack Obama signed the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), it was a landmark moment for … [ Read full post ]
THE UNINSURED ARE ‘US’: Cliff Sarkin, policy director for the Insure the Uninsured Project (ITUP), writes about how CHIS data can help us all understand who the uninsured are — overwhelmingly employed citizens — as we move forward to implement health reform in California.
It has been quite an exciting time for health policy … [ Read full post ]