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Monday, July 29, 2013

Three Things to Know About Geomedicine and other Health GIS News

Per Bill Davenhall as told to Healthcare IT News:

  • Geo-coding. 
  • 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?

- Healthcare IT News

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.

- Western Michigan University News

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

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There's also a full tab dedicated to the data. Well-done patch! I guess this was not as possible with MapQuest?

- Encino- Tarzana Patch

by Adena Schutzberg on 07/29 at 04:24 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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