HeartSaver

In this newsgame users are shown a map of New York City and are asked to save as many heart attack victims as possible by getting them to the best emergency room in time. The user has to drag the heart attack victim icon to the hospital that has the best heart-attack survival rates in the shortest time possible, because the amount of time spent in transportation to the ER also affects a victim’s chance of survival. The user can identify the hospital rating by the color of the hospital icon displayed on the map (green for above average, yellow for average, and red for below average).


HeartSaver

Source: ProPublica
URL: http://projects.propublica.org/graphics/heartsaver
Date of Publication: April 22, 2013
Authors: Al Shaw, Amanda Zamora and Sisi Wei

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  • User Directed Path