Regional Health Data Project
Health assessment reports providing a picture of health care status and health conditions and trends in the bi-state region.
The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) prepared Kansas City Regional Health Assessments for the REACH Foundation, analyzing health care coverage, access and health concerns of uninsured and other vulnerable populations in the Kansas City metropolitan area. These reports update an analysis published in 2010. These reports focus on two overlapping areas: the REACH Foundation’s six-county, bi-state service area and the MARC region, which includes five additional counties in Kansas and Missouri for a total of 11.
As part of the 2015 health data assessment update, MARC has developed a health data web site with downloadable and print-ready reports and charts. The web site can be accessed here.
About the Data
The reports provide analysis of secondary data that pertain to the health and health care of the medically vulnerable, including:
- Demographic data on vulnerable populations;
- Health and disease data and trends most pertinent to vulnerable populations;
- Data on the region’s insured and uninsured, both by county and by Public Use Microdata Sample Areas (PUMAs) from the American Community Survey provided by the U.S. Census Bureau;
- Analysis of available information to help identify emerging issues or geographic areas of concern;
- Individual county profiles for each of the 11 counties that encompass the REACH service area and MARC region
Health Assessment Reports and Other Materials
- 2015 Regional Health Assessment Report, July 2015 (PDF)
- 2015 Regional Health Care Assessment (website)
- 2013 Regional Health Assessment Report, June 2013 (PDF)
- 2013 County Health Profile Presentation Slides (PPT)
For More Information
To learn more about the project, contact William Moore, Ph.D., Vice President of Program, Policy and Evaluation, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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