Introducing Health DATAbytes!

Join an online community of health experts and advocates talking about how they’re using data to make healthy change on the Center’s new blog:
Health DATAbytes.

The conversation aims to help anyone — from beginners to experts — understand and use data to seek funding, plan and evaluate programs and advance policies that build healthy communities, from fighting air pollution, to campaigning for a soda tax, to examining health disparities, and more!

Health DATAbytes will feature expert commentary, tips and tools, data resources, links to upcoming AskCHIS and other data trainings, as well as Center publications, news and events.

Among our contributors: Ellen Wu, executive director of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, describes how her organization successfully used health data health data to advocate for a diverse board of directors for the new California Health Benefits Exchange. Cliff Sarkin, policy director for the Insure the Uninsured Project, describes the “dangerous” assumptions some make about the uninsured and uses data to paint a more accurate picture.

Learn more.


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