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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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State Health Workforce Data Collection Inventory

Topics: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Data Visualization

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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Authors: Eric Luo | Clese Erikson | Candice Chen | Drishti Pillai | Nicholas Chong | Emily Bass | Patricia Pittman

Topics: Data Analysis, Data Visualization, Health Workforce Model and Projections, Workforce Demand

April 28, 2020
The Estimator is a tool to provide state-level data to state and federal planners considering different strategic approaches to ensure sufficient heath workforce for COVID-19.
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August 30, 2019
This tutorial demonstrates how to create an address locator in ArcGIS than can be used to geocode addresses located in a particular state.
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August 29, 2019
This tutorial demonstrates the basic concept of geocoding and demonstrates how to geocode provider practice addresses in ArcGIS.
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February 5, 2019
Using Texas as an example, this tutorial demonstrates how to connect HRSA’s data warehouse to ArcGIS and export Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) data.
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February 4, 2019
This tutorial demonstrates how to use ArcGIS to add Zip Code level Medicaid enrollment data to a Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).
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February 3, 2019
This tutorial focuses on how to calculate a population to physician ratio by county in California; how to create a thematic map based on ratio; and how to export the map so it can be used in other applications.
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September 18, 2018
This 30-minute webinar covers the visualizations' functionality in detail, explaining the range of information captured, how to use the online tools, and what features will be added in the future. To view the tools, click here. If you have questions or feedback on the tools, please email bhworkforce@umich.edu.
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May 23, 2018
During this webinar, the presenters discuss some of the considerations necessary for preparing and presenting health workforce demand data using online interactive dashboards, based on their experience with the Washington State Health Workforce Sentinel Network.
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January 24, 2018
The CHWS, in conjunction with (CEWIT), unveils New York’s new online Health Workforce Planning Data Guide. This webinar presents the visualization features of the data guide, and discusses best practices for initial development of the tool and for collecting and initial development of the tool and for collecting and integrating data.
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