Data Dive: Men’s Health Month

The way people access and utilize health care varies across age, location, race, and gender. Recognizing the recent men’s health awareness month, we investigated Colorado All Payer Claims Database (CO APCD) data to identify how men in Colorado access health care. In November 2021, CIVHC released an updated Community Dashboard Read more…

Data Dive: Mental Health Care in Colorado

Although the importance of addressing behavioral health, including mental health, has long been recognized, the onset of COVID-19 brought it into greater focus. This is also true in Colorado, where use of behavioral health services via telemedicine spiked rapidly and grew dramatically throughout 2020. In recognition of May being Mental Read more…

Data Dive: Pediatric Care in Colorado

With CIVHC’s Community Dashboard, users can identify how performance in critical health measures varies across Colorado communities and where the most significant opportunities lie for improvement and impact. Providers, payers, consumers, and other stakeholders can examine several aspects of care including cost, use of preventative services, utilization and access to Read more…

Data Dive: Colorectal Cancer

Recently updated recommendations urge more Coloradans to receive screenings Colorectal Cancer is the fourth most common type of new cancer diagnoses in Colorado at a rate of just over 30 people for every 100,000. For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, we are taking a look at recent changes to Read more…

Data Dive: Heart Disease

Heart Disease Varies Among Coloradans, Across the State and by Health Insurance Coverage In recognition of Heart Disease Awareness Month in February, we examined data from the Colorado All Payer Claims Database (CO APCD) to identify how heart disease varies across the state. According to the Centers for Disease Control Read more…

Data Dive: Cervical Cancer

More Coloradans Receiving Screenings, But Rural Counties Lagging Behind   January marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. In recognition, CIVHC is highlighting recently released Colorado All Payer Claims Database (CO APCD) data on Coloradans’ access to cervical cancer preventive screenings, which are critical to early detection. According to the Colorado Cancer Read more…