Cleveland’s Win is the Digital Divide’s Loss

The National Science Foundation today announced that Cleveland will share $2.7million with 6 other cities testing innovative methods to end the digital divide.  Public Health Innovators is proud to work with DigitalC to bring affordable broadband to underserved urban neighborhoods.  But we know that just making service available is not enough.  Through partnerships with area health systems, we will help patients…

Did One Good Map Bring Low Cost Internet to Thousands of Low Income Cleveland Residents?

Readers of the Health Data Matters Blog know that I’ve been advocating for recognition of high speed internet access as a social determinant of health. Readers also know we believe that well constructed data visualizations can be very compelling. Well, our colleagues at Connect Your Community 2.0 (CYC) and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) just made this point for…