Launch of Global Health Data Exchange

By: Aman Bhandari

The debut of HealthData.gov has provided an exciting new way for innovators and entrepreneurs to access and utilize federal health related datasets.   We are extremely excited to see other organizations follow suit and put health data resources online.  We are thrilled to see the launch of the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx).  Here is an introductory post about GHDx from Peter Speyer, director of data development at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

Welcome to HealthData.gov!

Welcome to HealthData.gov – an exciting new community on Data.gov!  HealthData.gov is a one-stop resource for the growing ecosystem of innovators who are turning data into new applications, services, and insights that can help improve health.

Here’s what you can do on HealthData.gov: