Medical Insurance Map and other Health GIS News
The U.S. Census Bureau has a new interactive online program that shows health insurance coverage as of 2010 for the nation's 3,140 counties.
In general, an interactive map on the site, http://www.census.gov/did/www/sahie/index.html, shows that the South and West have a greater percentage of uninsured residents than the Northeast and Midwest.
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®), in cooperation with Directions Media, invites the international health mapping community to participate in a free one-hour webinar on 26 September 2012, at 4:00 pm UTC (11:00 a.m. EST).
This is the fourth GovFuture (http://www.ogcnetwork.net/node/1568) webinar presented by the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and Directions Media. In this webinar, we look at how improved sharing of geospatial information plays an important role in improving public health.
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has launched an interactive map that details global vitamin D levels.