The 500 Cities project is a collaboration between CDC, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the CDC Foundation. The purpose of the 500 Cities Project is to provide city- and census tract-level small area estimates for chronic disease risk factors, health outcomes, and clinical preventive service use for the largest 500 cities in the United States, including Madison, WI.
The site's mission is to provide a wide variety of health and health-related information to help policymakers, advocates and individuals understand a population’s health in a holistic, inclusive manner.
Provided by the Healthy Dane hospital and public health partners, this resource includes reliable, current community health and population data available to the Dane County community as a tool to understand and track community health issues, and plan strategies for improvement.
Informed Caring is a portal for Wisconsin health professional. This site was designed to serve those working in local health departments, federally qualified community health centers, and others providing health services in rural and underserved communities in Wisconsin – particularly those without access to academic or hospital libraries.
The NIP is a tracking system designed to follow neighborhoods' wellness over time. Project aims include understanding changes over time within Madison neighborhoods, prioritizing City resources in areas with the greatest need, and delivering City and other resources in a more coordinated manner.
Public Health Madison and Dane County works to enhance, protect, and promote the health of the environment to impact the well being of all people in Madison and Dane County. The site contains links to data, publications, initiatives, a blog, and other resources relating to public health in Madison and Dane County.
What Works for Health provides communities with information to help select and implement evidence-informed policies, programs, and system changes that will improve the variety of factors that affect health. The research underlying this site is based on a model of population health that emphasizes the many factors that can make communities healthier places to live, learn, work, and play.
The Department of Health Services (DHS) is one of the largest and most diverse state agencies in Wisconsin, with an annual budget of roughly $11.5 billion and more than 6,100 employees. The DHS website contains a variety of Wisconsin-specific health information, including data, statistical reports, budget information, and a variety of other resources.
This is the home page for Healthiest Wisconsin 2020, the state health plan for the decade 2010-2020. The site contains materials and resources that are being used to help improve health in Wisconsin during the decade.
Wisconsin statistical information based on vital records (records of birth, death, marriage, divorce, and domestic partnership), as well as statistics on induced abortions. Statistics derived from vital records provide basic information about such topics as infant health, causes of death, and rates of marriage and divorce.
This site gives you information about health indicators (measures of health) in Wisconsin. WISH allows policy makers, health professionals, and the public to submit questions (requests for data) and receive answers (tables) over the Internet. More in-depth searching capabilities, i.e. year, county, etc.