“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.”
– Sherlock Holmes, “A Scandal in Bohemia” (Arthur Conan Doyle)
Sherlock Holmes would fit right in at the Colorado Health Institute.
We’re data detectives who collect, assemble, crunch and interpret numbers to inform health care policy. You could say our work is elementary (sorry). But data, like food, is all in the presentation. So, serving up our numbers in an appealing way is a high priority for CHI.
With that in mind, we’ve compiled our favorite graphics of 2013 (Click here). Most have appeared in CHI publications this year. Each is an example of how to make numbers accessible as well as informative.