Washington’s Methods for Analytics Interoperability and Metrics (AIM), Approaches to Data Integration and Dissemination in Population Health

Bryant Thomas Karras, Ali H. Mokdad, Adam Aaseby, Ian Painter


Healthier Washington's Innovation Plan leverages "big data" analytics to combine different data sources providing a local picture of health including geo-mapping at census tract level and hot-spotting disease burden estimates. These approaches ensure robust availability of information that enables communities to address health inequities through targeted initiatives to improve the health of those most in need, and effectively measure progress over time. Washington's State Medicaid program, Department of Health, and Public Health Seattle & King County are working with the University of Washington to inform best practices in application of these methodologies. This panel will review some approaches under consideration

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v8i1.6395

Online Journal of Public Health Informatics * ISSN 1947-2579 * http://ojphi.org