Health Coalitions API : A Resource for Community Collaboration
This featured Application Programming Interface (API) page serves as a reference for developers who are building tools that interact with the data on Health Data NY. The page provides examples on how to retrieve data from each of the fields within the dataset. A description of each field is also provided. This specific API page is for the Health Coalitions: A Resouce for Community Coalitions dataset. The dataset promotes community collaborations and increases partnerships with non-traditional, non-health focused partners. Users can explore where the Department of Health funded coalitions are located and the service areas they cover. A health coalition is defined as "a group involving multiple sectors of the community; coming together to identify community needs and solve community problems." The information is useful for program planning, as well as to develop targeted interventions. Additionally, the general public is able to identify projects within or near their communities. This data set is available at: https://health.data.ny.gov/Health/Health-Coalitions-A-Resource-for-Community-Collabo/w43m-6kfj. For more information about the dataset, go to the dataset and look in the "About" section.