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Data visualization refers to the graphical representation of data. Bar charts, line graphs, thematic maps, and infographics are all types of data visualizations. The goal of data visualization is to make complex information easy to understand.

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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Julia Strasser | Meg Ziemann | Noah Westfall | Rachel Banawa | Nicholas Chong

Topics: COVID-19, Data Visualization, Policy, Scope of Practice (SOP)

April 9, 2021
This interactive map tracks state-level emergency policies that expand the ability of specific groups to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
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Developers: Clese Erikson | Nicholas Chong | Eric Luo | Candice Chen | Patricia Pittman

Topics: COVID-19, Data Visualization, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Workforce Demand

March 9, 2021
The COVID-19 County Workforce Deficit Estimator is an online tool to help state and federal planners consider the different strategic approaches to ensure sufficient heath workforce for COVID-19.
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Authors: Elizabeth Mertz | Aubri Kottek | Miranda Werts | Margaret Langelier

Topics: Data Visualization, Oral Health, Scope of Practice (SOP)

February 9, 2021
This interactive infographic describes the status of dental therapy in the US and details the specific requirements in state laws and regulations that define dental therapy practice.
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January 5, 2021
This tutorial demonstrates how to create a travel polygon in ArcGIS that can be used to evaluate access to health care providers.
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State Health Workforce Data Collection Inventory

Topics: Data Collection, Data Visualization, Methodology

May 21, 2020

The State Health Workforce Data Collection Inventory describes findings from a survey about data collection on health workforce supply (eg, demographic, education, and practice characteristics of health professionals), demand (eg, vacancies and employer recruitment and retention difficulties), and the education pipeline (eg, graduation rates and trainee/graduate characteristics). The data collection survey is ongoing and the […]

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