Detecting and responding to any type of infectious disease requires geographic accuracy along with the ability to track and gather data. A GIS platform allows you to visualize and analyze information layered onto a map in order to understand relationships, patterns and trends.
Posts Tagged: healthcare
What can government and smart communities learn from the flu? You’d be surprised.
There is no doubt that this is a crisis; a true state of emergency. Lots is being done, but there is room to do more. We need to put a face to this crisis.
In order to make our healthcare system better, providers need to get away from an emphasis on the quantity of services delivered and move towards recognizing and rewarding quality, high-value care.
How GIS can help solve public health preparedness problems.
Congress needs to reframe how they are viewing healthcare.
The ability to respond to potential issues and vector born outbreaks quickly and effectively means a world of difference to agencies and the communities they serve. Check out the five challenges that stand in the way of doing this.
Data and idea sharing can help transform how local government agencies are addressing needs across communities.
Dr. David Shulkin, Under Secretary for Health at VA joined me on The Business of Government Hour this week to discuss VA’s healthcare mission, strategic priorities, challenges faced, innovations pursued, and efforts to promote a positive culture of service. Here is a snapshot of our discussion.
President-elect Trump’s proposed legislations will have an effect on functions and priorities of public health and public safety agencies.