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Miami-Dade hospitals get mixed ratings for patient safety in consumer report
Several hospitals in South Florida came in at the bottom of patient safety rankings, and a few others came out at the top, in a study performed by Consumer Reports that compared more than 2,500 hospitals nationwide....   Read the full story
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Welcome to Miami Matters, an initiative of the Health Council of South Florida!

Click here to view the Miami Matters- Measuring What Matters in Miami-Dade County Community Health Report Card, 2010 Update

Miami Matters is a dynamic, interactive web-based information system that provides easy to understand health, environmental and other quality of life indicators for Miami-Dade County. Here you can connect to promising practices, local resources and information that encourages and promotes informed community action. Miami Matters seeks to provide a road map for collaborative community improvement by highlighting where we have been, where we are and where we need to go.  We invite you to use the site as a tool for community assessment, strategic planning, collaboration and advocacy.

2014 Healthy Communities Achievement Award
The Health Council of South Florida was recognized as a runner-up at the 2014 Healthy Communities Achievement Award ceremony for their initiative to "hot spot" the neediest areas of the community by creating heat maps. The initiative informed the place-based funding initiatives of local funders.
Click the icon to read the full submission and visit Healthy Communities Achievement Award to learn more about the award.
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