"Using Data to Address Health Disparities and Drive Investment in Healthy Neighborhoods"

This discussion paper, published by Maggie Super Church by the National Academy of Medicine, deals with the fact that community development and medical professionals historically have worked independently, even though community development projects that improve housing conditions, public safety, employment, transportation, walkability, and access to green space and healthy food can have a profound impact on health outcomes. The good news is now they are coming together to share data and metrics to target interventions and measure impact.

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