TAG: health care

Combating the Zika virus: A story map

February 29, 2016By
The aedes albopictus mosquito feeding on a human host. The aedes aegypti mosquito also spreads Zika. (Photo: CDC)

Direct Relief is reaching out to its network partners to offer resources to combat the Zika virus. The non-profit organization also created an Esri story map. read more

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Esri Launches Direct Relief 1 Million Health Workers Map

October 16, 2014By
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Esri has launched a story map for the One Million Community Health Workers Campaign, which aims to expand and accelerate community health-worker programs in sub-Saharan African countries. With the use of the latest communications technology and diagnostic testing materials, these frontline workers link the rural poor to the broader healthcare system of doctors, nurses, hospitals and clinics. The map was designed... read more

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Ebook Looks at GIS in Health Care

May 12, 2014By

American Sentinel University’s new e-book,The State of the Modern Health Care Industry in the 21st Century: Technology and Business Intelligence Leads the Way, profiles the technology shifts in health care and offers an inside look into how geographic information systems (GIS) can be applied in health care organizations and the industry’s growing need for professionals with GIS knowledge. GIS has... read more