GIS for health care in Sudan

GIS for health care in Sudan

by G. K. Viju, Khalid Ahmed Ibrahim, Sara Ahmed
     
 

The tremendous potential of GIS to benefit the health care industry is just now beginning to be realized. Both public and private sectors are developing innovative ways to harness the data integration and spatial visualization power of GIS. The type of companies and organizations adopting GIS span the health care spectrum- from public health departments and public… See more details below

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The tremendous potential of GIS to benefit the health care industry is just now beginning to be realized. Both public and private sectors are developing innovative ways to harness the data integration and spatial visualization power of GIS. The type of companies and organizations adopting GIS span the health care spectrum- from public health departments and public health policies and research organizations to hospitals, medical centers and health insurance organizations. GIS plays a critical role in determining where and when to intervene, improving the quality of care, increasing accessibility of service, finding more cost effective delivery modes, and preserving patient confidentiality while satisfying the needs of the research community for data accessibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783659168178
Publisher:
AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG.
Publication date:
06/26/2012
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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