Article: Pinpointing clusters of high asthma morbidity using housing and health data

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

By Andrew Beck, Bin Huang, Raj Chundur, & Robert S. Kahn Health Affairs

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center examined how local agencies that enforce housing policies can partner with the health care organizations to pinpoint potential clusters of high asthma morbidity. In a Pediatrics article, they describe how integrated housing and health data revealed areas and patients at-risk for asthma-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations, providing opportunities to offer targeted interventions.