Insights

Using GIS to Tackle the Opioid Crisis

By using GIS, Esri can help you visualize the opioid problem to better understand and make data driven decisions. Read more

Creating a More Accurate Census of Homeless People in Aurora, CO

Using GIS, the City of Aurora was able to identify and record the location of over 100 people during the homeless point-in-time count Read more

Creating a Healthier Klamath County

Being ranked as the second to last county for health in Oregon caused Klamath County to take action. Read more

An Opioid Strategy Using GIS to Get Ahead of the Crisis

GIS provides mapping and analytics that help target problem areas and better allocate funding. Read more

The Role of Health Care Providers in Making a Healthy Community

GIS helps you to not only understand why community health issues occur and who is impacted but also where you and your partners can make the greatest impact. Read more

OIT Professor Maps Healthcare Hot Spots

A professor at the Oregon Institute of Technology has developed a mapping method to identify health patterns in Klamath Falls as part of the Blue Zones Project Initiative. Read more

New Map Lays Out Data About Northern Kentucky's Heroin Crisis

Northern Kentucky Health Department put the data for the Heroin Crisis all in one place to better inform the community. Read more

Building Healthy Communities with GIS-based Mobile Data Collection

From government to non-profits, all forms of organizations are working toward making their community a healthy one. Learn how mobile data collection can increase collaboration between these stakeholders and help impact the health of their residents. Read more

Enabling Mobile Data Collection for the Love Your Heart Event

County of San Diego Health and Human Services goes mobile while providing free blood pressure screenings and it relates to their overall health. Read more

New Mexico Connects Departments with Their Communties

New Mexico created a central, collaborative data service that not only provides data in a geospatial format through ArcGIS Online, but teaches users how to explore and interpret the data. Read more

Bring Your Community Health Needs Assessment to Life

A Community Health Needs Assessment should not simply fulfill a legal requirement; it should be actionable. Find out how taking the data that has a geographic component and putting it in the GIS will give you a new perspective. Read more

Impacting Homelessness

Transform field data into actionable intelligence. Learn how to use a modern solution to capture data, conduct analytics, communicate with one open system, achieve operational awareness, and engage with your community. Read more

GIS Maps Hospital Efforts

This article by HealthcareDive discusses how GIS is being used in the healthcare space to help create healthier populations. Read more

Effective Vector-borne Disease Control & Surveillance

Understanding how GIS addresses the prevention, surveillance, and reporting of Vector-Borne Disease Read more

Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance and Control

ArcGIS empowers faster response for vector-borne disease surveillance and control. Read more

Taking the Guesswork out of Community Health

The mission of Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) is to strengthen community health so individuals and families can enjoy longer, healthier lives. Like other community health institutions, LLUH uses geographic information system (GIS) technology to support needs assessments. Using GIS, LLUH combines geography with data to help decision makers understand what affects community health and focus resources in the areas with the greatest need. Read more

Healthy Communities Brochure

GIS: A proven pathway to a healthy community Read more

El Nino: Mapping Health Risks for California's Most Vulnerable

A geospatial analysis by Direct Relief has identified communities in several of California's counties that are facing especially high risk from the expected effects of the 2015 El Nino season. Read more