Case Study 5

The Power of Data: Osceola County Secures a Federally Qualified Health Center

Julia Joh Elligers

Funding for this story was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention under Cooperative Agreement Numbers 5U38HM000449-02 and HM08-80502CONT09. The contents of this document are solely the responsibility of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the sponsor.

Osceola County (Florida) has the power of data and knows how to use it to connect residents to services. With a growing population, large percentage of underserved minorities, and high rate of uninsured, Osceola County faced serious health challenges. Assessment data, strategic planning, ...

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