Data Resources

Data for the Center for Health Informatics is accessed through sources like:

Crimson Hexagon

The Center for Health Informatics has dedicated access to Crimson Hexagon for health research. Crimson Hexagon is a commercial social media aggregator with a database containing over 1.2 trillion public posts, including 100% of Twitter. For access please contact

Other excellent sources of downloadable global health information are:

Global Burden of Disease

Global Health Observatory

Health Information Platform for the America /Plataforma de Información en Salud para las Américas (PILSA)

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation/University of Washington

World Bank Open Data