As a nation, we will need to address a long-term shortage of physicians. Mapping current shortages in health professionals can signal which communities will need a greater supply of doctors over the coming decades. Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) data from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is now available.
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PolicyMap recently added vaccination data from the CDC to our platform. The data shows the percentage of people vaccinated by state, who received one or two doses, and those fully vaccinated.
A new study shows two tools that help people understand their risk of dying from COVID-19 based on where they live, along with their socioeconomic information and certain health conditions.
Our current pandemic makes it critical for accurate information on local health conditions. PolicyMap has health estimation data available for users to understand the conditions in their neighborhoods.
COVID-19 cases are surging in rural areas. By using health resources data, we can identify areas with substantial health-related challenges