Three Things to Know About Geomedicine and other Health GIS News
Per Bill Davenhall as told to Healthcare IT News:
- Curriculum development.
- Personal apps.
I'm kind of disappointed because I asked Davenhall to collect the 10 things people need to know, far before he left Esri. Perhaps I asked for too many?
The recent proliferation of electronic medical databases, health registries and other Web-based health data has prompted Western Michigan University to establish the Center for Health Data Research, Analysis and Mapping.
WMU trustees signed off on the center's creation during their July 18 meeting.
The folks at Patch (you know, the folks who are under HuffPo lead Arrianna, along with MapQuest) have a nice visualization of obesity data from a recent Washington State study. Among other things I like, a full credits panel:
This map was created by the Patch Data Interactive team with John Ness as News Director.
Map Visualization: Carla Astudillo
Research and Writing: Heather Martino and Martin Burch
Map Powered by Leaflet and CartoDB
There's also a full tab dedicated to the data. Well-done patch! I guess this was not as possible with MapQuest?