Dr. Chris Fulcher, Director of the Center for Applied Research and Environmental Systems (CARES), recently talked to Karen Jagoda, host of the Empowered Patient podcast. CARES is an integral data partner for Community Commons and Chris has been part of the Commons team since it’s inception in 2011.
Take a listen and hear Chris and Karen talk about using health data to track and map health disparities, underserved areas, and vulnerable populations. Furthermore, Chris talks about the importance of data granularity, data quality, and best practices for telling an accurate story.
Karen and Chris also talk about how maps and data visualizations can be used as a universal language – a common platform for analysis, collaboration, and shared understanding. Do you agree? Tell us what you think in the comments or tweet us at @communitycommon!