The ability to assess key quality of care measures across different hospitals can help researchers, policymakers, insurance providers, and even individuals begin to assess trends in health care in a given area. Areas with lower ranked hospitals may be able to use these types of analyses to begin formulating plans to increase their rankings, while higher ranked hospitals can investigate ways to further solidify their rankings and address some of the disparities.
Understand how home sale trends can signal adversity for prospective home buyers with zip code-level housing data from PolicyMap.
An opportunity exists to bridge the digital divide with an influx of investment dollars from Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal. How the FCC defines “high-speed” will have a significant impact on which communities are considered unserved and prioritized for funding.
The residential security maps from HOLC show the effects of mortgage lending, home value, and homeownership today. Follow along as PolicyMap investigates lingering effects in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, MN.
Addressing the issues of homeownership and lending requires knowing which areas are the most affected and understanding how policy can change it. In combination with hundreds of other indicators, use Racial Homeownership Gap data to gain insight into health, quality of life, and education related to homeownership.
Ready to invest in safer streets? Access data on transportation, the economy, and walkability from the EPA’s Smart Location Database with PolicyMap. Layers include the National Walkability Index, Economic Diversity, distance to public transit, road network density, and more.
Almost every county in the nation has experienced an increase in home sale prices and, for some, the growth has been extreme. Understanding where affordable housing may be most under pressure is essential for housing practitioners as they create affordable housing solutions for their communities.
In the midst of the rapidly-spreading Omicron variant, students have been preparing for a return to school and administrators have been grappling with how to safely resume in-person learning. With new data on PolicyMap about school safety measures, identify which districts have preparations in place for handling the surge.
Regional economies across the U.S. are showing stark differences in their capacity to rebound in this phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about vacancy rates in your community with data from Vericast’s Valassis Data Solutions.