Regardless of what your goal is, this is the place to start if you are new to the HPI or want to learn how to utilize the platform’s advanced features.
The HPI is an easy-to-use, free policy and data platform designed for everyone, from service providers who need to find a quick data point for their grant application to researchers who want to understand how race and place predict health outcomes in their area of study.
Miss our HPI 3.0 Launch on April 6, 2022? Materials can be accessed here.
This comprehensive manual supports health departments and healthcare institutions in incorporating the HPI into health equity metrics, for enhanced public health surveillance, optimized population health management, and improved clinical quality.
Want to learn more about the peer-reviewed and published HPI methodology? Check out the resources here.
Download up-to-date HPI data using our API endpoint. Receive an API key, completely free, when you sign up for an HPI account on our map.
The HPI has become a go-to data tool for hundreds of state and local government agencies, foundations, advocacy groups, hospitals and other organizations that want to apply a health equity lens to better direct over a billion dollars in community investments, and to develop critical programs and policies across the state. Read more about HPI case studies here.
Building upon the success of HPI 2.0 and incorporating invaluable input from our members, HPI 3.0 now includes completely updated data and introduces new and enhanced features to make data more accessible.
Anyone can access the HPI platform at map.healthyplacesindex®.org and use it for free. The HPI 3.0 provides community leaders, policymakers, academics, and other stakeholders with sound, validated data to identify and combat inequity and elevate community voices. Some additional ways the HPI 3.0 can be used are outlined below:
It is important to note that while we’ve outlined these examples above, the HPI was designed to be a versatile and dynamic tool, to be utilized for these efforts and beyond. We are always learning of new ways to use the data to positively affect communities and we are eager to support new ideas that can expand the HPI’s impact even further.
There’s a lot you can do with the Healthy Places Index® for free on the website, but if you want to go more in-depth, or just want to learn more about how to use the HPI in your work, we’re here to help! The Public Health Alliance of Southern California is happy to share our expertise through customized trainings, tailored reports, capacity building and other types of assistance you might need.
We offer assistance in the form of webinars, phone consultations, trainings, plans and assessments, data reports, and other formats that can help you meet your project goals and integrate public health and equity into your work. We can also partner with you as a subcontractor on a Request for Proposals or similar opportunity.