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  • Greater Waterbury Community Wellbeing Profile

    The goal of the report, published in 2018, is to promote a better understanding of the critical community well-being needs and opportunities in the Greater Waterbury region and to highlight some promising practices that are underway to improve community health. Socioeconomic factors, physical environment, clinical care, and health behaviors are all key pieces of well-being.

    Sep. 27, 2018

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing

  • Connecticut's Opioid Epidemic: A Glimpse of the Past Five Years

    Op-ed by Josephine Ankrah, MPH, DataHaven Research Assistant.  The article features extensive infographics, please see: https://ctviewpoints.org/2018/09/03/connecticuts-opioid-epidemic-a-glimp... Excerpt: Various measures have been taken to alleviate the burden of opioid-related deaths in Connecticut in recent years. However, these efforts have yet to make a significant difference in terms of reducing the high death rates within the state.

    Sep. 3, 2018

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  • Yale study: Surprising factors play role in wellness

    [Excerpt from The Hour, article by Amanda Cuda, Wednesday, May 23] It’s common knowledge that where people lives affects their health. The idea that economic status, education level and access to health care all factor into people’s well-being is now accepted as more or less fact by most. But a new study led by researchers from Yale University shows that other aspects of where people live could have a bearing on their health — things that might not have been previously associated with wellness, such as racial diversity.

    May. 24, 2018

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Economy, Education, Health

  • Data Science Journalist Nate Silver and Former U.S. Assistant Health Secretary Karen DeSalvo Headline NYU Langone's Population Health Conference on Data Science and Public Action

    [Excerpt from NYU Langone article] NEW YORK, May 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health is holding a conference on May 21, 2018, about how the healthcare and public health sectors can work with other partners in leveraging data science to advance health outcomes and health equity.

    May. 8, 2018

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  • Connecticut Residents Once Again Urged to "Pick Up the Phone!" to Support Largest-Ever Survey – Over 75 Leading Foundations, Hospitals, and Local Agencies Join DataHaven Initiative

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Mark Abraham, info [at] ctdatahaven.org, 203.500.7059, www.ctdatahaven.org  Connecticut Residents Once Again Urged to "Pick Up the Phone!" to Support Largest-Ever Survey on Neighborhood-Level Quality of Life, Health, and Happiness – Over 75 Leading Foundations, Hospitals, and Local Agencies Join DataHaven Initiative

    Mar. 19, 2018

    All DataHaven Programs, Community Wellbeing Survey, Civic Vitality, Demographics, Economy, Education, Health, Housing, Public Safety

  • North Hartford Wellville: 2017 Year in Review

    The North Hartford Triple Aim Collaborative, the newest Wellville (as of October 2016), spent 2017 focused on establishing a strong, inclusive collaborative and investing in community-based efforts to address the social determinants of health.

    Mar. 9, 2018

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