Health Data Journalism Workshop

10/03/13 - 10/04/13     Anaheim, CA

Anaheim, Calif. ♦ Oct. 3-4

Journalists are invited to tap into health data in a special workshop coming this fall. This Association of Health Care Journalists workshop offers something for both data newcomers and  veterans – from spreadsheet basics to visualizing data online. You’ll come away with skills and ideas on teasing stories out of datasets and tools on presenting these stories.

Oct. 3 – Optional training
The first day features four hours of hands-on classes focused on spreadsheet basics for novices. (This session is full.)

Oct. 4 – Main workshop
The second day will feature more advanced training with topics including:

  • How data will transform coverage of health care
  • Open data in the era of health reform

  • Health stories through Census data

  • Premiums, exchanges and other health insurance data

  • Doctors, drugs and data

  • Data visualization: Drawing the facts

  • Bonus state data session for California reporters