The Center for Health Analytics, Research and Transformation at NJHA uses data, analytics and informatics to better understand our state’s most pressing health challenges. CHART’s goal is to provide information-based insights that engage groups statewide in collective action to improve the health of New Jerseyans.

Our Latest Study

A Broader View: Mental Health, Substance Misuse and Suicide Crisis Extends Beyond Traditional Hot Spots

OCTOBER 2018 | Summary: CHART analyzed hospital emergency department mental health claims data for New Jersey acute hospitals and examined them for total volume, use rates per 1,000 population and five-year growth trends from 2013-2017. This broader view of the data shows a growing map of New Jersey counties at high risk in an expanding public health challenge, beyond the traditional hot spots that have been the predominant areas of focus.

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Map legend for total emergency department mental health visits 2017