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Health, science and place : a new model

Author: Amy J Blatt
Publisher: New York : Springer Science and Business Media, [2015]
Series: Geotechnologies and the environment, v. 12.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The main focus of this monograph is synthesizing the importance of geographic approaches to public health and patient care.℗ The chapters are organized into four themed sections: ℗ the role of geography in health care reform; the geographies of human health; geospatial data and technologies; and geography in medicine.℗ It is a highly informative book, providing scientific insight for geographers with an interest in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blatt, Amy J.
Health, Science, and Place : A New Model.
Cham : Springer International Publishing, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy J Blatt
ISBN: 9783319120034 3319120034
OCLC Number: 908633082
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Dedication; Preface; Contents; Part I: What Is the Role of Geography in Health Care Reform?; Chapter 1: Health Care Reform and℗ Disease Surveillance: Making the℗ Connection; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 A Brief History of℗ Health Care Reform in℗ the℗ United States; 1.3 Role of℗ HIEs in℗ Population Health and℗ Disease Management; References; Chapter 2: The Importance of℗ Geography in℗ Disease Surveillance; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 A Brief History of℗ Public Health Disease Surveillance in℗ the℗ United States; 2.3 Geospatial Applications in℗ Disease Surveillance: Current Opportunities and℗ Challenges; References. Part II: Geographies of Human HealthChapter 3: Using Geographic Information for Disease Surveillance at Mass Gatherings; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 A Brief History of℗ Disease Surveillance at℗ Mass℗ Gatherings; 3.3 Important Public Health Risk Factors at℗ Mass℗ Gatherings; 3.4 Using Geographic Intelligence to℗ Improve Disease Surveillance at Mass Gatherings; 3.4.1 Transportation and℗ Population Geographies: Their Role in℗ Disease Surveillance; 3.4.2 Understanding Disease Ecology's Contributions to℗ Disease Surveillance; 3.4.3 GIScience and℗ the℗ Spatial Turn in℗ Disease Surveillance; References. Chapter 4: Geographical Representations of℗ Patients and℗ Their Health Conditions4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Representations of℗ Patients and℗ Their Health Conditions; 4.3 Seeing Patients and℗ Their Health Conditions Through the℗ "Lens" of℗ a℗ Landscape; 4.4 Understanding Minority Populations and℗ Hidden Conditions with℗ Qualitative and℗ Quantitative GIS; References; Chapter 5: Data Privacy and℗ Ethical Uses of℗ Volunteered Geographic Information; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 HIPAA Legislation and℗ Patient Privacy Protections; 5.3 Legal and℗ Ethical Issues Concerning Volunteered Geographic Information. 5.4 Collaborating Towards a℗ Solution: New Use Cases for℗ Volunteer Geographic InformationReferences; Part III: Geospatial Data and Technologies; Chapter 6: Collaborative Mapping; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Web 2.0, Web 3.0, and℗ Mashups; 6.3 Collaborative Mapping in℗ Public Health; References; Chapter 7: Geospatial Data Mining and℗ Knowledge Discovery; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Patient Protection Beyond De-identification; 7.3 Exploring Geospatial Data Through Visualization; 7.4 Geospatial Data Mining Applications in℗ the℗ Healthcare Industry; References; Part IV: Geography in Medicine. Chapter 8: Geographic Medicine8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Importance of℗ Human Movements in℗ Disease Transmission; 8.3 Geographic Considerations in℗ Human Movement; 8.4 Linking the℗ Global to℗ the℗ Local Through Mobility; References; Chapter 9: Geospatial Medicine; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 Linking the℗ Global to℗ the℗ Local Through Geography; 9.3 Research Programs in℗ Geospatial Medicine; 9.3.1 Center for℗ Geospatial Medicine; 9.3.2 National Children's Study; 9.4 The Promising Future of℗ Geospatial Medicine; References; Chapter 10: A New Model; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Importance of℗ Geography in℗ Health Care Reform.
Series Title: Geotechnologies and the environment, v. 12.
Responsibility: Amy J. Blatt.

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