Data Resources

 

Data Tools

Epi Info™

Epi Info™ is a public domain suite of interoperable software tools designed for the global community of public health practitioners and researchers. It provides for easy data entry form and database construction, a customized data entry experience, and data analyses with epidemiologic statistics, maps, and graphs for public health professionals who may lack an information technology background.

 

CDC WONDER

WONDER online databases utilize a rich ad-hoc query system for the analysis of public health data. Reports and other query systems are also available.

 

Community Commons

Community Commons is a robust online platform that supports change-makers working to advance equitable community health and well-being. For over a decade, we’ve connected those driving changes to the best tools, resources, data, and stories to support this work.

 

Data Resources

 

FedStats

FedStats is a gateway to statistics from over 100 United States Federal government agencies. Link directly to statistical data from agencies, for example, the Census Bureau, and the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Access statistics by topics or subjects like crime, education, etc.

 

HealthData.gov

This site is dedicated to making high-value health data more accessible to entrepreneurs, researchers, and policymakers in the hopes of better health outcomes for all.

 

Data.HRSA.gov

The data integrates with external sources, such as the U.S. Census Bureau, providing information about HRSA’s grants, loan and scholarship programs, health centers, and other public health programs and services. On this website, you can: Analyze, sort, and filter data on interactive dashboards.

 

CDC National Center for Health Statistics

The mission of the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is to provide statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people.

 

National Library of Medicine

The National Library of Medicine is the world’s largest biomedical library and a leader in research in computational health informatics. NLM plays a pivotal role in translating biomedical research into practice. NLM’s research and information services support scientific discovery, health care, and public health.

 

US Health Information Knowledgebase

The United States Health Information Knowledgebase (USHIK) is an on-line, publicly accessible registry and repository of healthcare-related metadata, specifications, and standards.

 

HealthIT Data

Health IT Data provides access to analysis, reporting, and datasets that monitor health information technology trends and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology programs and policies.

Informatics

 

Online Journal for Public Health Informatics

The Online Journal of Public Health Informatics (OJPHI) strives to satisfy the growing need for a public health informatics knowledge portal by practitioners, researchers, educators, and policymakers. It is quarterly open access, open-source, peer-reviewed journal.

 

American Medical Informatics Association

The American Medical Informatics Association, is an American non-profit organization dedicated to the development and application of biomedical and health informatics in the support of patient care, teaching, research, and health care administration