How CDC Uses Data Analytics to Monitor the Nation’s Health

Data analytics is a hot topic in government and one that continues to gain traction. Agencies are increasingly relying on analytics to help fight diseases, combat fraud, improve citizen services and more. To better understand how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is using analytics, we heard from Ana Penman-Aguilar, Associate Director for Science… Read more »

Using GIS to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

Even as the opioid epidemic escalates, many government officials may not understand the true scope of the problem. But geo-enabled data and GIS mapping tools allow communities to visualize an accurate picture of how and where opioid abuse is impacting its citizens. GIS can provide a holistic picture of drug abuse, collect data in real… Read more »