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Grant Received from CT Health Foundation
- With the support of the Connecticut Health Foundation, DataHaven will utilize detailed, local-level data on the health and well-being of Connecticut residents to develop a statewide report on health equity indicators. Complementing DataHaven's 2019 Fairfield County, Greater New Haven, Greater Hartford, Valley Region, and other neighborhood-level "Community Wellbeing Index" reports, the work will allow for analysis of health issues by race and ethnicity, age, gender, zip code, and other factors, providing information that policymakers can use to examine and address health needs across Connecticut.
Report To Be Developed With Grant From FCCF Fund for Women and Girls
- DataHaven has partnered with the Fairfield County's Community Foundation Fund for Women & Girls to develop a needs assessment. The report will be a platform for action to increase opportunity, access, and equity for women and girls in Fairfield County.
Health Equity Data Analytics Partnership Announced At State Capitol Meeting
- In conjunction with Health Equity Solutions and the Equity Research and Innovation Center at Yale University, DataHaven is working to evaluate health equity issues and data to ensure this information informs the development process of Connecticut's statewide health information exchange. The Health Equity Data Analytics team will collaborate closely with Connecticut's Health Information Technology Office and UConn AIMS on the project.
- Connecticut's opioid epidemic: A glimpse of the last 5 years - written by DataHaven Research Assistant Josephine Ankrah and featured in the CT Mirror
- How state and local governments can buy their citizens' happiness - article published in the London School of Economics USAPP Blog summarizing results of new study by McGill University researchers using DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey results to analyze the ways in which a variety of social and economic factors impact life satisfaction. The authors write: "The insights, based on the DataHaven survey—whether at the level of the state’s entire population or at the level of a single program—can suggest cost-effective ways to improve life for the widest range of people. Increasing families’ incomes across the board would be a costly endeavor, but improving the safety net for those most affected by financial hardship, improving access to nutritious food and health care, strengthening neighborhood cohesion and walkability, and deepening people’s relationships with different levels of government may be more easily attainable, and fall within the purview of state and local governments. Getting the biggest bang for their buck, and reaching the broadest population in the process, can help decision-makers make Connecticut a better place for everyone to live.
We're Hiring! Join the DataHaven Team
- DataHaven is currently looking for a data analyst/research associate to join our growing team. To view the full job description and application instructions, please visit: http://ctdatahaven.org/careers
25 Years of Public Service
- DataHaven is celebrating its 25th anniversary! On November 19th, 2018, DataHaven will bring together community members, partner organizations, and thought leaders from across Connecticut to celebrate our 25 years of public service. The event will feature presentations by experts on topics such as, using geospatial data to study the impacts of neighborhoods on health, the state of health data sharing and analytics in Connecticut, and the 2020 Census. Additionally, new data from DataHaven's 2018 Community Wellbeing Survey will be officially released and the inaugural DataHaven Innovation Awards will be presented. The DataHaven 25th Anniversary Celebration and Statewide Data Release has reached full capacity, please send an email to shaun [at] ctdatahaven [dot] org to request a spot on the waitlist. To learn more about this milestone anniversary year and how you can be involved, visit: ctdatahaven.org/anniversary.