For 27 years, the Rankings has provided an analysis of national health on a state-by-state basis by evaluating a comprehensive set of health, environmental and socioeconomic data to determine national health benchmarks and state rankings. The Rankings employs a unique methodology, developed and annually reviewed and overseen by a Scientific Advisory Committee of leading public health scholars. For more information, visit www.americashealthrankings.org. It is published by United Health Foundation in partnership with American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention.
The Senior Edition, started in 2013, employs a similar model of health but ranks the relative health of seniors age 65 years and older in all 50 states.
The data in the report come from well-recognized sources, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Medical Association, FBI, Dartmouth Atlas Project, U.S. Department of Education and Census Bureau. The Rankings are supported by UnitedHealth Foundation and sponsored by American Public Health Association, Partnership for Prevention and UnitedHealth Foundation.
Savannas Forever Tanzania (SFTZ) is a Tanzanian charitable non-governmental organization (NGO) founded in 2006. SFTZ is a research and development organization that provides on-the-ground expertise in East Africa to conduct baseline and endline surveys, specialty projects and logistical support for University-based principal investigators; consulting firms and international development agencies; development project evaluations. SFTZ also develops helps clients build evidence-based learning networks to support policy implementation.
Currently, Arundel Metrics, Inc. provides project planning, data collection and data analysis support for SFTZ's project on domestic violence.
The HeartRescue Project is a collaborative effort to increase sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival rates. SCA is among the leading killers of Americans, claiming an estimated 350,000 people each year. More people die of sudden cardiac arrest than breast, lung, colon, and prostate cancer combined. More than 90 percent of people who experience SCA die, representing a national survival rate that has not significantly changed in more than 30 years.
Arundel Metrics, Inc. provides planning, data analysis and reporting to support the HeartRescue Project. The HeartRescue Project is sponsored by Metronic Philanthropy and is a collaboration of the American Medical Response, University of Arizona, Duke University, University of Minnesota, University of Washington, University of Pennsylvania, and the Illinois HeartRescue Collaborative.
The Worldwide Fistula Fund is a non-profit organization that provides exceptional health care services for women suffering from and at risk of obstetric fistula in sub-Saharan Africa. There work was recently described by Nicholas Kristof in the NY Times.
Arundel Metrics, Inc. provides strategic planning and meeting facilitation assistance.