Healthfinder is an award-winning Federal Website for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The site links to the best government and nonprofit health resources on the net.
HHS: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ): H-CUPnet
HCUPnet is a free, on-line query system based on data from the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP). It provides access to health statistics and information on hospital inpatient and emergency department utilization.
HHS: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS):
Research, Statistics, Data & Systems
National Survey of Children's Health: Data Resource Center
Contains data on over 60 indicators of child health and well-being.
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts
Database contains data on demographics, health, and health policies; including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation.
Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services
The community data profiles can give statistics on hospitalizations, cause of death, births, injuries, and other health statistics.
Missouri Department of Mental Health
The Department of Mental Health releases a yearly status report on "Missouri's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems." The report also covers topics such as school dropout rate, use and cost of alcohol and drugs, pregnancy and drug use, drug offenses, drug related traffic accidents, and more.
Missouri Information for Community Assessment (MICA)
The Missouri Information for Community Assessment (MICA) system is an interactive system that allows anyone to create a table of specific data from various data files including births, deaths, hospital discharges and others.
MU: Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security: http://foodsecurity.missouri.edu/
Missouri Hunger Atlas 2013:
Key features of the Missouri Hunger Atlas
•County Tables for each county in Missouri (including the city of St. Louis) that measure rates of both food insecurity and program performance.
•State Maps that graphically illustrate patterns of food insecurity and program performance across the state.
•County Rankings, Comparisons, and Trends which rank counties based on need and performance measures, compare county measures with state averages, and indicate the trend for particular measures over time.
Nursing Homes (Comparing)
Nursing home information is provided by the federal government through the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services 'Nursing Home Compare' website.
Healthy Communities - St. Charles County
St. Charles County Community Health Needs Survey Report: http://health.sccmo.org/health/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=118
St. Charles County Division of Public Health
This website gives information on Public health services such as how to apply for vital records,WIC program, vaccinations, and others.
St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition
The St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition (BHC) represents employers in their collective efforts to create a value-driven health care market.
http://www.stlbhc.org/healthcare.aspx (St. Louis Health Care Industry Overview)