Source: Tynan DeBold and Dov Friedman, Battling Infectious Diseases in the 20th Century: The Impact of Vaccines, The Wall Street Journal, February 11, 2015, http://graphics.wsj.com/infectious-diseases-and-vaccines/ Image: https://givingcompass.org/article/washington-declares-public-health-emergency-over-measles-outbreak/ With public health officials declaring emergencies related to the current measles outbreak, I thought I would share some data visualizations related to the impact of vaccines on infectious diseases. These […]

Today, I am blogging my one-on-one discussion with Lindsay Betzendahl. Lindsay Betzendahl – Biography Lindsay Betzendahl, a 15-year veteran of the healthcare industry, discovered Tableau after constant frustration with static reports and ineffective chart types she reviewed with hospital providers as a Network Manager. After downloading the free version of Tableau in 2014 and developing use […]

Today, I am blogging my one-on-one discussion with Simon Beaumont. Simon Beaumont – Biography Simon Beaumont is Head of Information, Data Visualizer, and Tableau UK Healthcare User Group co-chair. He is passionate about all things data and Tableau. ​Working in the NHS, he leads a Tableau Centre of Excellence, consisting of 15 analytical staff, supporting improvements […]

Readers: Yes, I have been down this road before. In the past, I have posted infographics about our bodily functions, pee and poop. Here is a new one by Health Works that describes the textures and shades of our poop. Admit it, we have all be curious about this at one point or another in […]

Source: The Greatest Team, Oh Baby! The Ultimate Guide to Contraception [Infographic], Greatist.com, December 21, 2012, http://greatist.com/health/ultimate-guide-contraception.  

The water crisis in Flint has affected the lives of thousands of people in Michigan.  Blood lead testing results of people living in the Flint area have shown a substantial rise in the blood lead levels of residents since the city switched its water supply from Detroit to the Flint River in April 2014. Doctors […]

Source: Tim ____, Pregnancy Rates & Age of Consent Across the Globe [Infographic], Daily Infographic, December 26, 2014, http://dailyinfographic.com/pregnancy-rates-age-of-consent-across-the-globe-infographic?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+DailyInfographic+%28Daily+Infographic%29. At a quick glance, a lower age of consent for sex seems to correlates somewhat with lower teen pregnancy rates. A close look at the developed parts of the world will show that it is actually […]