CHCF's Free the Data initiative seeks to develop new tools to access, analyze, and communicate health data in California.
Free the Data: Frequently Asked Questions (308 K)
Through its Free the Data initiative, CHCF seeks to unlock the potential of government health data by catalyzing development of tools to better access, analyze, and communicate information. Audiences include journalists, entrepreneurs and developers, consumers, and state and local policymakers.
Examples of projects under this initiative include:
California Health and Human Services Open Data Portal
Worth a Thousand Words: How to Display Health Data
The Picture of Health: A Data Design Challenge
Buried Treasure: Freeing California Data to Improve Health Care
Free the Data: Raw Data Files
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